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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
Thousands expected in Normandy for D-Day anniversary

...the wooden floor of his sons' bedroom, where two soldiers' bodies, one German, one American, were discovered after the battle. "They fought hand-to-hand in my home!" Feuardent says with awe."We try to keep the spirit of the Americans...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-05-10/tourists-will-invade-normandy-d-day
Tour shows off central Georgia Civil War site

...Colvin said, and had the world's largest armory at the time.It also was a common location to send injured troops. After the Battle of Shiloh, the population of Macon exploded as injured soldiers were sent here, Colvin said. Wesleyan College students...

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
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
Friends from war reunite

...55 years ago near the town of Bastogne in Belgium, after the Battle of the Bulge and hadn't seen each other again until...moved down and enlarged the U.S. line. A few months after the Battle of the Bulge, the German army surrendered. Mr. Gabbs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/05/15/met_288868.shtml
Metro
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
History plagues old town

...and his Union troops stormed through this proud Confederate arsenal and turned most of the town into ashes. A week after the Battle of Selma, the South surrendered and the war was over. One hundred years later, two weeks after the ugliest day...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/10/01/met_270895.shtml
Metro
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
Raps `emblem of slavery' argument

...changed for a reason, but again there is no mention of slavery. If I'm not mistaken, slavery was not an issue until after the battle of Sharpsburg (or Antietam), and then only after Abraham Lincoln made it so. I'm sure that if the gentleman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/02/08/edi_281957.shtml
Editorials