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Test your knowledge of Augusta history; perfect study guide is online

...an Augusta connection surrendered 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...

City displays 36-star flag where 50-star should be, vice versa

...waved the 36-star flag, which dates to 1865 ? when the Civil War ended, Nevada earned its star as the nation's newest...several flags representing Georgia's secession before the Civil War are also displayed on Riverwalk. The Confederate flag...

Black colleges struggling, but still relevant, say supporters

Although Paine has struggled with its own failures over the past several years, HBCUs across the nation are dealing with some of the same troubles that are threatening their missions and existence.

Civil War soldiers buried as 'unknowns' identified

...Quinlin looked through the documents searching for soldiers who were wounded and sent to Marietta hospitals during the Civil War."We checked and double checked these names for burial records and this is how we got the complete list that we have...

Exhibit captures 75 years of 'Gone With the Wind'

...past Hollywood's morality censors by tamping down the novel's racist overtones while portraying the South during the Civil War.Thousands of fans sent letters about wanting to play Scarlett, and the white supremacist Ku Klux Klan offered to...

Historic warehouse to be converted into downtown apartments

...lot.Steeped in history, the warehouse at 912 Ellis St. was initially built as Lowrey Wagon Works on the eve of the Civil War. It was confiscated for use as a Confederate shoe factory, and in 1865, turned into Augusta's first black school...

Rants & Raves

...declared slaves in Missouri to be free, but Lincoln countermanded the order. So much for Lincoln's excuse that the Civil War was fought about slavery. I got that original history bit from your "History" column of Aug. 30. I'M SO THANKFUL...

TV focuses on anti-heroes

...wrong rank is George A. Custer. We remember him as Gen. Custer, but he had been a general only briefly, and after the Civil War he was reduced to captain again. When he himself was "custered" at the Little Bighorn, he was a lieutenant colonel...

Fire takes historic Georgia house

...completed in April 2015.The house, officially the Calhoun-Griffin-Mott House, was built in 1841, survived the Civil War and the expansion of riverfront textile mills.The fire was reported to authorities just before 2:30 a.m., said...