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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...

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...

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...

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...

2014 Arts Preview: Art

...m.; freeNov. 7: Films on Friday: Young Mr. Lincoln (1939) noon; freeNov. 7-8: Symposium: Augusta and the Civil War: The War Comes to Georgia, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 7; 9 a.m.-4:45 p.m. Nov. 8, Augusta Museum of History...

Emma Lester Sunday School class marks centennial

...congregation's oldest, admitted the years had seen their challenges, including now, as the historic old church ? begun before the Civil War in one of Augusta's best neighborhoods ? now serves a poorer urban community."But that's why we're here...

Scientists begin revealing hull of Confederate sub

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. - Scientists using dental tools began removing rust from the Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley, the first sub in history to sink an enemy warship.