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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 the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-04-01/artside-arts-communit
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 gold-medal hurdler...

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.I...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2012-10-03/museum-shows-generosity
Spring brings Masters to Augusta

...friends.My great, great, great (don't know exactly how many greats) grandfather Lott Ross enlisted in the Confederate Army in 1862 and served in the Army of Northern, Va., arriving there just after the second battle of Fredericksburg...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2013-04-06/spring-brings-m
Gettysburg uniform survives in Savannah

...Light Infantry, a Savannah militia, in 1856 and served as a clerk in a commission house in 1860. He joined the Confederate army May 21, 1861, as a second sergeant.His uniform had something of a winding road back to Savannah. Blatner said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-07-04/gettysburg-uniform-survives-s
Augusta attractions

...northaugusta.net Confederate Powderworks ChimneyAt the beginning of the Civil War gunpowder supplies for the Confederate armies were insufficient. In 1861 Jefferson Davis, president of the Confederacy, charged Colonel George Washington Rains...

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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
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Gunpowder mill was built to curb shortage

...Rains had little experience with gunpowder. His inexperience, combined with the reality that the future of the Confederate Army might rest squarely on his shoulders, proved stressful."Without plans, without machine shops, without powder...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-04-08/gunpowder-mill-was-built-curb