Refine Search

  •  
  •  
Civil War's toll created Arlington National Cemetery

...The location for the cemetery just happened to be the former estate of Robert E. Lee, who took command of the Confederate Army when Virginia seceded from the Union in 1861. The Union Army immediately seized and fortified the estate, then...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-05-31/civil-wars-toll-created-arlington-n
The Artside: Arts community in Augusta is in full bloom for April

...where his father, artist John Gadsby Chapman, was working. In 1861, he returned to America and enlisted in the Confederate Army. He was commissioned by Brig. Gen. Thomas Jordan, chief of staff to Gen. P.G.T. Beauregard, to create...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-04-01/artside-arts-communit
Blacks fought for Confederacy, too

...North Carolina Battalion (infantryman), and Charles Benger, 2nd Georgia Battalion (musician). They served the Confederate Army in various aspects, with pots and pans to feed soldiers; shooting the enemy to protect their homeland; and playing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/08/12/let_469132.shtml
Letters
Vows to protect Confederate heritage

This is in reply to Wesley Ellis' article on black Americans who died in the Confederate army, serving under the Confederate flag for a cause they believed in. I completely agree with him on the outside organizations that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/09/21/edi_270758.shtml
Editorials
Ceremony honors Confederate officer

...AUGUSTA -- The military career of Lt. Gen. James Longstreet, South Carolina's highest-ranking officer in the Confederate Army, will be recognized during a ceremony at his birthplace near North Augusta today. The Sgt. Berry Greenwood Benson...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/01/10/met_220347.shtml
Metro
Confederate records found

...of the 10th Regiment of Georgia Volunteers of the Confederate Army. The list of names was a human snapshot of local...prove direct lineage with someone who served in the Confederate Army. The Ida Evans Eve application records are thus...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2010-10-26/confederate-records-found
Metro
Enactors prepare for battle

...Johnny Reb blows away the Blue Bellies. But historian Pete Peters won't be fighting during a rare win for the Confederate army. He'll watch from the sidelines as Rebels and Yankees bring a battle from long ago to life again. For a year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/02/22/met_308252.shtml
Metro
Supporters 14-year-old SC boy executed in 1944 for killing 2 girls want a new trial

...Tom Joyner were pardoned by the board nearly 100 years after they were sent to the electric chair in the death of a Confederate Army veteran.Joyner's lawyers showed evidence the men were framed by a small-time criminal who took a plea deal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-11-09/supporters-14-year-old-sc-boy
Hall honors grads, faculty of one of nation's oldest high schools

...Frankie Hull;? PBS News Hour anchorwoman Judy Woodruff;? Gen. James Longstreet, second-in-command of the Confederate Army;? U.S. Marine Lt. Col. Jimmie Dyess, Medal of Honor recipient;? Forrest "Spec" Towns , 1936 Olympic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2013-09-29/hall-honors-grad
Museum shows generosity

...National Flag of the Confederacy, known also as the Stars and Bars. The government asked him also to design the Confederate Army uniform, which he did. Thus did Marschall play an unusual but significant role in the history of our country...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2012-10-03/museum-shows-generosity