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Hiking and learning on the Civil War battlefields

FREDERICK, Md. - About 150 years after the "Battle that Saved Washington," journalist and Civil War buff Keith White leads a dozen friends on a tour of the farmland south of here...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-05-24/hiking-and-learning-civil-war-battl
Tour shows off central Georgia Civil War site

MACON, Ga. - The house got the name because it was struck with a cannonball fired from a mile away by Union troops.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-27/tour-shows-central-georgia-ci
Efforts underway to preserve Revolutionary War battlefield

...British Army's 71st Highlanders ordered Loyalists from nearby South Carolina to bury the casualties, starting the day after the battle. Other clues emerged from maps and regimental records identified in the New York Public Library.Efforts to locate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-11/efforts-underway-preserve-rev
Thousands expected in Normandy for D-Day anniversary

COMMES, France - Weather conditions over Normandy had been iffy for days. Showers and wind in the morning gave way to glorious spring sunshine in the afternoon, then electric green lightning storms over the sea at night.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-05-10/tourists-will-invade-normandy-d-day
To discover early American history, just follow Paul Revere

...militia awaited the arrival of British troops on April 19, and Munroe Tavern, which was occupied by the British after the battle.On Lexington Green, mingle with colonial-period costumed guides, who describe the first battle of the American...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/travel/2014-04-19/go-beyond-boston-lexington-c
Union prisoner's letter reveals Augusta's Civil War past

...prisoners of war here from time to time during the Civil War," he said. "Certainly wounded prisoners were brought here after the Battle of Chickamauga late in 1863."The date on the envelope would have placed Marshall in Augusta during the confusing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-12-27/union-prisoners-letter-reveal
Muslim woman achieves milestone in the nationals

...which saved its biggest cheers for lifters in the final throes of getting the bar over their shoulders cleanly.After the battle she went through just to get to the nationals, Abdullah's main focus was simply about competing."I think the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2011-07-16/muslim-woman-achieve
Stock plunge sheds light on school gift

...standstill in the fight for Wachovia until Friday morning, giving the banks more time to work toward a mutual agreement. After the battle for the Charlotte, N.C.-based bank moved to both state and federal court over the weekend, the parties agreed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/10/09/met_478782.shtml
Metro | Augusta State University | Richmond County Board of Education
Honor all our Confederate ancestors

...ignorant perception of the Confederate Battle Flag.The Confederate Battle Flag did not come into existence until after the Battle of First Manassas in July 1861. This flag is the "soldiers' flag," and is a flag of honor! I know someone will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2010-04-30/honor-all-our-confederat
Letters
We'll probably be working longer than we thought

...accountant: Someone who knows the cost of everything and the value of nothing. An auditor: Someone who arrives after the battle and bayonets all the wounded. A banker: A fellow who lends you his umbrella when the sun is shining and wants it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/27/kir_405998.shtml
Bill Kirby