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Black history museum to be built on Charleston Harbor where slaves first entered US

...Tuesday, standing on the waterfront tract where the 42,000-square-foot museum will be built in the city where the Civil War began. It's near where a wharf where slaves left ships once stood.The site is near the vacant lot where the museum...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-15/black-history-museum-be-built
Hiking and learning on the Civil War battlefields

...as significant battlegrounds of the Civil War, according to figures provided...armed conflicts occurred during the Civil War, ranging from battles to minor skirmishes," the Civil War Sites Advisory Commission said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-05-24/hiking-and-learning-civil-war-battl
Around the block

...Soldier Would Wear and Carry July 9 as part of its Brown Bag History Series.Kenneth Robinson, a commanding officer in the Civil War Living History Group The Palmetto Riflemen & New York Zouave, will speak.Lectures are free to museum members and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2014-07-02/around-block
Test your knowledge of Augusta history

...near Fifth and Broad streets.D. In the 1960s, Evel Knievel jumped a motorcycle over Lake Olmstead. 3. During the Civil War, Gen. Sherman's army did not attack Augusta because:A. Strategically, he didn't have to.B. Its fortifications...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-07/test-your-knowledge-augusta-h
Athens removes top of Confederate monument

...ATHENS, Ga. -- The top half of the Civil War monument that has stood in the...associations that were convened following the Civil War in cities across the South. It...names of Athens residents killed in the Civil War, and according to the late University...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-03-14/athens-removes-top-confedera
Tour shows off central Georgia Civil War site

...House."While Macon never saw a major battle during the Civil War, it played a significant part in supporting the troops...were heavily involved in caring for the soldiers.When the Civil War began, Macon had 8,247 residents, and 2,300 of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-27/tour-shows-central-georgia-ci
Kirby: Native son Wheeler had life of distinction

...in Augusta, but was raised mostly in Connecticut. Then he went to West Point (on a Georgia appointment).After the Civil War, he lived in Alabama, where he became a congressman. Still, he always referred to himself as a Georgian.Although...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-28/native-son-wheeler-had-life-d
GOP candidate calls on NAACP to end SC boycott

...announcement a handful of Sons of Con federate Veterans observed Con federate Memorial Day by placing a wreath at the Civil War monument. The Sons of Confederate Veterans have in years past picketed the NAACP's annual protest of the Confederate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-10/gop-candidate-calls-naacp-end
Calendar

...Edgar's $12 6 p.m., program 6:45 p.m. Monday, Aug. 18, Snelling Center, 3165 Washington Road; Veils of the Civil War, a look at women spies and period mourning practices, presented by Kim Poovey; annual business meeting; free program...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2014-05-05/calendar