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...
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.
Thu., January 20, 2011 1:26pm
150 years ago, Georgia legislators voted to secede from the Union. Three months later, the nation entered a 4-year Civil War that left 600-thousand...
Wed., January 19, 2011 2:00am
A new historical marker unveiled Wednesday marks the event that led Georgia into the Civil War. The sign in Milledgeville will tell the story of...
Mon., January 3, 2011 5:22pm
January 1861 was a momentous time for the republic. The nation moved closer to Civil War. In Georgia, the state militia took over Ft. Pulaski in a...
Mon., November 22, 2010 3:48pm
The Georgia Historical Society Monday installed a new Civil War marker in the southwest Georgia town of Quitman. The plaque commemorates a failed...
Tue., October 12, 2010 5:28pm
A marker now commemorates the only site in Georgia where African-American soldiers fought during the Civil War. On October 13, 1864, 800 black...
Fri., September 24, 2010 3:07pm
As the 150th anniversary of the Civil War approaches next year, millions of dollars are at stake with Georgia’s ability to draw tourists to hundreds...
Thu., August 19, 2010 4:24pm
At the site of a confederate prison camp in Jenkins County archeologists continue to uncover what could be hundreds of priceless civil war artifacts...