Wed., October 31, 2012 2:49pm
Interest in the ghost of a Confederate soldier has become so great that the National Park Service is closing some roads into a north Georgia Civil War battlefield this Halloween. Rangers say they hope that closing all of the secondary roads into Chickamauga Battlefield Wednesday night helps keep ghost hunters from wandering around.
Tue., May 15, 2012 8:32am
The Jonesboro City Council voted Monday night to approve plans to annex and rezone a Civil War battlefield to make way for a funeral home planning to open on the site.
Tue., November 22, 2011 8:45am
A Sons of Confederate Veterans group plans to erect a monument on the Griswoldville battlefield site in Jones County. The battle took place on Nov. 22, 1864 during Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman's march to the sea.
Mon., August 15, 2011 3:49pm
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 a Civil War battle 147 years ago. The land's history has its next-door neighbor, Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park, working to scrounge up $2.7 million to buy land. That's the asking price sought by the Cherokee County tract's private owners, who have put the land up for sale.