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...

Civil War Symposium returns in November, to feature lectures on Sherman's march and period life in Augusta

...Nov. 6 at the Morris Museum of Art.He will be followed by Anne Sarah Ruben, the president of the Society of Civil War Historians, at the Augusta Museum of History on Nov. 7. Ruben's presentation, Through the Heart of Dixie: Sherman's March and...

Civil War soldiers buried as 'unknowns' identified

...walls facing their graves as a result of the work of a local historian.A bronze statue of a Confederate soldier will be erected...installed Monday.The new walls were needed when a local historian, Brad Quinlin, and Betty Hunter, president of the Marietta...

The Artside: Sacred Heart exhibit features Swanagin landscapes

...828-3867 to reserve a space.? The museum will also offer a photo walk and talk with photographer Michael Johnson and Augusta historian Wright Montgomery from 5 to 8 p.m. Sept. 23. The group will take a tour of downtown Augusta with photography tips interspersed...

Rants & Raves

...letter. History should *always* be inclusive. We can't reverse old history books and it seems we do not have a wealth of historians who are writers who can rewrite books with inclusive history. A great rare modern example is one written by GRU's Dr...

Depression-era colony cashing in on Johnny Cash's fame

DYESS, Ark. - Money and memorabilia from Johnny Cash's family and friends have helped historians restore a significant part of the Historic Dyess Colony, a government collective built to pull Depression-era families out of...

Party at the Park

...Augusta Wednesday.The three-day conference will end Friday with a closing breakfast featuring a keynote address from Gov. Nathan Deal.Stan Byrdy, an Augusta author and sports historian, will speak today at a Leadership Luncheon.

Georgia tourism conference opens at Augusta Convention Center

...old-fashioned "lock party" at Savannah Rapids Pavilion on Wednesday night.On Thursday, Stan Byrdy, an Augusta author and sports historian, will be the keynote speaker at the Leadership Luncheon. In the evening, participants will take trolleys for a dine-around...

Retelling the past can be harder than you think

...Black and I'm Proud) shaped young listeners in the 1960s. HISTORIANS USE this amalgam of primary and secondary sources to build...instead of seeing the world through the eyes of today, historians must work to see through the eyes of the past.Consider this...

Scientists begin revealing hull of Confederate sub

...crew was knocked unconscious and the sub damaged by the shock wave from the explosion.At the time the Hunley was raised, historians thought it was farther away from the Housatonic and speculated the crew ran out of air before they could crank back to the...