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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
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
Chair in which Lincoln was shot center stage on anniversary

...assassination's sesquicentennial April 15 ? a day of free admission. Two days earlier, it will be onstage when renowned historian and Lincoln expert Doris Kearns Goodwin delivers a sold-out lecture at The Henry Ford.Goodwin, the author of Team of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-11/chair-which-lincoln-was-shot-center
Kirby: Welcome to James Brown's town

...your skill against your opponent's luck. GOLFING PRESIDENT: President Woodrow Wilson was a regular golfer, although most historians say he wasn't particularly good at it.Wilson was a much better baseball player in his youth here in Augusta. You can...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-06/kirby-welcome-james-browns-to
The GHSA releases 2015 football schedules

...beating the Red Devils since 1972, have suddenly won two in a row. However, according to the Georgia High School Football Historians website, Aquinas has never won at home against Lincoln County. -Laney at Josey, Oct. 17 (Saturday): This rivalry hasn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/wayne-staats/2015-04-01/ghsa-rele
Toast the end of 'Mad Men' with classic cocktails

...classic cocktails, it is set in a decade, the '60s, when mixed drinks were sliding into a sugary slump, says drinks historian David Wondrich."Cocktails were struggling because they were kind of for the square, old-establishment types. They weren't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-04-04/toast-end-mad-men-classic-cocktails
Construction is still ongoing at Chicago's Wrigley Field

...state-of-the-art manual scoreboard."There will be construction workers, dust, equipment and all of that, like it was then," Cubs historian Ed Hartig said.And for the first time since 1937, the bleachers will be closed because of construction. Back then, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-04-02/construction-still-ongoi
Golf has long history of supporting America's troops

...Chronicle archives."Golfers wanted to promote the sport. It was their method of doing that," said U.S. Army Signal Corps historian Steven Rauch.Jones served in the Army Air Corps during the Second World War. While he was away, cattle and turkeys were...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/masters/2015-04-05/golf-has-long-history-supporting
Book notes

...Stewart said last week.The book has garnered several favorable reviews, including one from James M. McPherson, a Civil War historian and Pulitzer Prize-winner for Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era."Con man, charlatan, bigamist, perjurer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-04-04/book-notes
Event honors career of Georgian Senator Walter F. George

Two former congressman, a handful of state and local judges, historians, political operatives, attorneys and educators gathered Saturday in Augusta to marvel at the career of a celebrated Georgian...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2015-01-26/event-honors-car