Sat., May 11, 2013 2:00pm
The first black woman has been appointed to serve on Georgia's Civil War Commission.
Fri., May 10, 2013 3:59pm
Three Savannah non-profits are joining forces to promote heritage tourism in an off-the-beaten-path part of Chatham County. The Pin Point Heritage Museum, Bethesda Academy and Ossabaw Island Foundation announced a partnership on Friday to share expertise and resources.
Mon., April 22, 2013 6:45am
Monday is Confederate Memorial Day across Georgia, closing state offices and giving state employees a day off. Civil War historian Michael Shaffer talks about the holiday and why it is celebrated in Georgia.
Mon., February 4, 2013 1:02pm
A historical marker on the shoulder of Georgia 203 in Blackshear is the only indication of where 5,000 Union prisoners of war were held during the Civil War. Local and state officials believe there is evidence buried at the 35-acre site, and they want an archaeological study to be done.
Wed., January 2, 2013 3:26pm
A new exhibit at the Library of Congress tells the story of the Civil War through the eyes of a Macon teenager.
Tue., October 16, 2012 12:13pm
The first of nine beers to commemorate the 150th Civil War anniversary -- Antietam Ale -- is now on tap. The concoction was derived from a number of beer recipes from the 1800s. Antietam Ale is based on a recipe for an English-style ale once brewed by Brewer's Alley -- a style commonly referred to as an ordinary bitter.
Sat., October 13, 2012 11:00am
Archaeologists say they've unearthed timbers hidden since the Civil War which are believed to be from Confederate Camp Lawton, a stockade used to hold more than 10,000 Union prisoners.
Wed., May 16, 2012 2:50pm
Thursday marks the 150th anniversary of the making of the Annie Lee, a Civil War cannon. The celebration is free to the public.
Fri., April 20, 2012 10:30am
Fort McAllister celebrates the homecoming of the 1864 Confederate battle flag. The flag was captured after a December 13, 1964 battle where Union soldiers overwhelmed Confederate forces.
Thu., April 12, 2012 1:59pm
On April 12, 1862, during the Civil War, Union volunteers led by James J. Andrews stole a Confederate locomotive near Marietta, Georgia on a mission to sabotage as much of the rail line as they could.