Thu., April 12, 2012 9:59am
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.
Thu., August 18, 2011 8:00am
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.
Fri., July 8, 2011 8:16am
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., May 30, 2011 4:37am
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 11:50am
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.