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Park Service now looks at Civil War Reconstruction sites

...landmarks. Robert Sutton, the agency's chief historian in Washington, said the way that historians view Reconstruction has changed over the...being conducted with the help of two leading historians of the Reconstruction era - Kate Masur from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-25/park-service-now-looks-civil
Fort Gordon | The Augusta Chronicle

...cemetery with 150 graves in the Bath community, according to a history of 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/places/fort-gordon
Hephzibah church rolled with the times

...front pew recently, swapping stories with pastor Gale Siebert and longtime church member Marci Hardy.Pettigrew, the church historian, has attended the church for 77 years. She became a member at age 7.She said as long as she can remember, the kneeling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2015-05-22/hephzibah-church-dates-1
Many churches historic

...Mr. Jolles is asking for help for the former Congregation Children of Israel synagogue. However, as a self-proclaimed historian of sorts, I began to reflect on how many times I have gone on record asking for similar help for another historic church...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-05-19/many-churches-historic
Man says mysterious Civil War photo was really teenage hoax

SAVANNAH, Ga. - For three decades, the stained and blurry photograph presented a great mystery to Civil War historians.It was a picture taken of another photo in a peeling, gilded frame. In the foreground stood a man, his back to the camera...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-13/man-says-mysterious-civil-war-photo
New project in South promotes music "triangle"

...Nashville, Tenn., preservationist Aubrey Preston, a group of historians and music lovers have come up with the "Americana Music Triangle...RCA Studio A in October 2014 saved it from being torn down.Historian Colin Escott says the triangle accurately spotlights locations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-05-09/new-project-south-promotes-music-tr
Hephzibah's John Bowen heads to Cross Keys in Atlanta

...back to 1954, Hephzibah has since posted 12 seasons with at least five wins, according to the Georgia High School Football Historians Association Web site. Bowen had three of those."I think we've got it headed in the right direction the past few years...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2015-05-07/hephzibahs-john-bowen
Baltimore unrest brings back memories of Augusta riot 45 years ago

...violence and civil unrest in Baltimore after the death of a black man in police custody reopened old wounds that Paine College historian Mallory Millender has carried for decades.On May 11, 1970, Millender, then a professor at Paine, had a brush with a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-10/baltimore-unrest-brings-back-
Column: Earnhardt back in victory lane and happier than ever

...because the way I ran ... I feel I didn't deserve to be kept around or hung onto."A fan of all sports and a bit of a historian, Earnhardt said he has seen plenty of sons follow their father into business and fail. After just four wins in nine seasons...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-05-04/column-earnhardt-back-vict
Ellene Hammond

...boating, horseback riding, motorcycle racing, and automobile rally races. Mrs. Hammond was an accomplished scholar and historian on many subjects, especially Thomas Jefferson and the Napoleonic era. For many years she corresponded regularly with national...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174826805