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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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