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Kirby: Pluck meets cluck, a theme in chicken stories

...Capt. William S.C. Morris and a whole lot of chickens. The captain, the book says, obtained that rank in the Confederate army and was always addressed as such. He was also said to be quite the practical joker.Once, while riding toward...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/bill-kirby/2015-03-14/kirby-pluck-meets-cluck-
Hollywood's epic 'Birth of a Nation' glorified injustice

...was born in Kentucky in 1875, just a decade after the Civil War ended. His father was a lieutenant colonel in the Confederate Army, and Griffith grew up in the early Jim Crow era. Although Kentucky was a border state that did not secede and was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-02-21/hollywoods-epic-birth-nation-glorif
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
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
Marker will tell story of Sherman's march to sea

...then systematically destroyed its factories, banks and railroads to prevent their continued use in support of the Confederate army. His next destination would be Savannah, but Southerners didn't know that at the time because he divided his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-11/marker-will-tell-story-sherma
Test your knowledge of Augusta history; perfect study guide is online

...every federal fort, cannon and musket in the state of Texas to the Rebels before the Civil War ... then joined the Confederate Army as a general?A. Joe WheelerB. James LongstreetC. David TwiggsD. Lafayette McLaws 3. What famous general with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-27/test-your-knowledge-augusta-h