Posts Tagged "Civil War"

When New York Times best-selling author Jeff Shaara was a teenager, his father Michael wrote a historical novel about the Civil War called The Killer Angels. The book won a Pulitzer Prize, but...
Fri., July 4, 2014 5:05pm
What six words define southern identity? How about: “How Long ‘Til College Football Season” or “Mac And Cheese Is A Vegetable.” Or, maybe, “Don’t Confuse My Kindness For Weakness.” These are...
Thu., February 27, 2014 1:57pm
Death and the Civil War, the new American Experience documentary that airs tonight at 8 p.m., covers the conflict from a more gruesome perspective: death. Dealing with war and death is difficult....
Tue., September 18, 2012 11:29am
This week marks the anniversary of the Battle of Atlanta 148 years ago. It is credited as being a turning point in the War Between the States, giving renewed fervor to the Union soldiers, defeating...
Mon., July 16, 2012 11:56am
Hey Georgia Travelers! We're having a ball traveling all over the state shooting and producing stories for our upcoming season of the show. Tune in for my visits to Chickamauga Battlefield,...
Fri., September 2, 2011 5:30pm
Hey Georgia Travelers! You can soon see for yourselves more rare Civil War artifacts discovered this year in Millen at the Camp Lawton prison stockade. Here's GPB's Orlando Montoya's report on the...
Thu., August 18, 2011 2:00pm
ATLANTA (Associated Press) -- The privately owned 16-acre tract on Burnt Hickory Road is thick with pines and young hardwoods, but little else of interest other than its role as a staging ground for...
Mon., August 15, 2011 4:24pm
For all you Georgia Travelers joining me at Civil War sites this season, check out this fascinating conversation with two Georgia authors about the myths and legend of Confederate General Robert E....
Wed., August 3, 2011 3:35pm
New markers being placed across Georgia are recognizing the Civil War history of long-ignored groups such as women, blacks and Southerners loyal to the Union. The latest marker was dedicated Thursday...
Thu., July 14, 2011 2:03pm
During the American Civil War (1861-1865) thousands of men killed in battle were buried in unmarked graves. GPB Radio's Edgar Treiguts recently brought us the story of how modern scientists used DNA...
Fri., July 8, 2011 2:51pm

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