Between humanity and heritage

...Frazier. The inscription, whatever its original intent ? it's a line taken from an Iliad-inspired poem presented to Gen. Robert E. Lee after the South's surrender ? is bizarrely offensive and surely an anachronism today, to put it mildly...

Fort Gordon | The Augusta Chronicle

...Fort Gordon published by Fort Gordon's command historian office. The camp was named after a Civil War commander from Georgia, Gen. John B. Gordon. One of the first units to train at the camp was the 4th Infantry Division. Its soldiers were among...

Vet recalls different end

...error in the article, but you would not have known any different unless you checked.From the article: Fort Gordon's Brig. Gen. John Baker said America "failed to properly welcome veterans returning from war."But there was a welcome home for Vietnam...

Statue of Ben Tillman, former governor and white supremacist, vandalized

...in 2000.Confederate symbols have been vandalized in a number of states since the shootings. Earlier Tuesday, the words "Black Lives Matter" were painted on a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Georgia sculptor selected for Martin Luther King Jr. statue to stand on grounds of Georgia Capitol

...statues of music legend Ray Charles, the Georgia Police Memorial, Chick-Fil-A founder Truett Cathy, Griffin County founder Gen. Lawrence Griffin and Patrick Henry, according to the governor's office.The King estate stated it is grateful that the...

Top military, civilian leaders coming to Augusta for cyber defense conference

...capabilities.Adm. Michael Rogers, the commander of U.S. Cyber Command and the director of National Security Agency, and Brig. Gen. Karen Gibson, the deputy commander of U.S. Army Cyber Command Joint Force Headquarters-Cyber, are among four keynote...

Keep Southern heritage

...the South was never taught to me as something to be hated. Our history books, although hand-me-downs, taught us about Gen. Robert E. Lee. Many of our football teams carried the mascot of "Rebel." And every July 4, we sang Dixie proudly.I...

The Way We Were: Augusta's bicentennial

...Paul's Church, and this scene is supposed to show British Gen. James Oglethorpe and his officers smoking a "pipe of peace...reporter covering the story says Capt. Edward Bryson played Gen. Oglethorpe, perhaps the one in the center of the photo with...

Upcoming calendar

...Elementary School parking lot 8:30 a.m.; parade 9 a.m. to Barton Field; formal ceremony at Barton Field Amphitheater; Maj. Gen. Stephen G. Fogarty, host; (7060 791-7000, (706) 791-7002CSRA TRAUMA SOCIETY CHILD CARE PROVIDERS COURSE: 8 a...

You Remembered: Broad Street parades

...parade rest" with the 9-pound M1s having the butt of the weapon in front of the right foot.There was a speech at the grave of Gen. Porter Alexander, who was Robert E. Lee's artillery commander. Afterwards the solemn ceremony was concluded with a member...