Thu., September 15, 2011 12:01am
The Georgia Historical Society will host a series of historical marker dedications around Georgia in September. They commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War that was fought from 1861 – 1865.
Thu., August 18, 2011 12:00pm
The discovery of East Georgia's Camp Lawton prison stockade a year ago this week was considered one of the biggest Civil War finds in decades. Georgia Southern University has unveiled a new artifact relating to the site. An archaeologist says, it goes to the heart of what it meant to live at Camp Lawton.
Thu., July 14, 2011 12:01am
The city of Dalton dedicated a Civil War historical marker today. It honors Confederate General Patrick Cleburne, who urged southern states to emancipate slaves so that they could join the Confederate Army.
Fri., July 8, 2011 12:16pm
Hundreds of thousands of soldiers died on Civil War battlefields. Many of the fallen were moved and buried in national cemeteries. But some lie in unmarked graves on the fields where they died. GPB's Edgar Treiguts brings us this story on an effort to identify one soldier.
Mon., July 4, 2011 12:01am
A new smart phone app will give tourists at the Augusta Canal a closer look at a Civil War factory. Visitors can look through their phone’s camera view finder to see buildings that haven’t stood in more than a century.
Mon., May 30, 2011 8:37am
Communities around the state held ceremonies to honor those who have served the country in battle. Over the weekend in Marietta, there was a ceremony that named four of the unknown soliders buried in the city’s National Cemetery.
Wed., April 27, 2011 3:50pm
A new map of Civil War historic sites is focused on the impact of the war away from the battlefront and highlights places that illustrate the cultural and social influence of the war. The hope is to expand Civil War tourism beyond battlefields and spread the economic benefits of that tourism.
Mon., April 11, 2011 2:18pm
A new marker now stands at the site where Union General William T. Sherman ordered what’s known as the “Burning of Atlanta.”
Fri., March 4, 2011 1:00am
The Georgia Historical Society, the state Department of Economic Development and the Georgia Battlefield Association are sponsoring a plaque telling the story of “Special Field Orders 15.”
Mon., February 28, 2011 3:50pm
A new historical marker in Columbus tells the story of a mob of women who led a bread riot during the Civil War.