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'Devil' or fiery peacemaker: 5 questions and answers about Sherman's March, 150 years later

...of Atlanta in September helped President Abraham Lincoln win a second term Nov. 8.With the top Union general, Ulysses S. Grant, confronting Robert E. Lee in Virginia, Sherman proposed an arcing campaign, first southward across Georgia to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-15/devil-or-fiery-peacemaker-5-q
Civil War's toll created Arlington National Cemetery

...unsanitary hospitals at an increasing rate. The high casualties were partly due to a change in strategy: Gen. Ulysses S. Grant had assumed control of the Union Army, and was more willing than his predecessors to fight in Confederate territory...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-05-31/civil-wars-toll-created-arlington-n
What does it mean to be patriotic? Take a road trip and find out

...command two days before battle. They were beaten back the first day but would triumph in the end. This victory, plus Ulysses S. Grant's simultaneous success in Vicksburg, Miss., changed the course of the war.? In November, 11 months after...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2013-09-22/what-does-it-mea
Hamburg lost out in competition with Augusta

...The event became known as the Hamburg Massacre.It provoked outrage all the way to Washington, where President Ulysses S. Grant gave a speech to the U.S. Senate characterizing the event as a "disgraceful and brutal slaughter of unoffending...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-04-09/hamburg-lost-out-competition-
How well do you know your presidential quotes?

...be president. He was: A.) Andrew Jackson B.) Ulysses S. Grant C.) Teddy Roosevelt D.) Zachary Taylor5. "No...now diminished. Successful in war. He was: A.) Ulysses S. Grant B.) Andrew Jackson C.) Dwight Eisenhower D...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-02-16/how-well-do-you-know-your-pre
Five questions with Columbia County author Louise Shivers

...in the work." Q: Who are your favorite authors? What are you reading?A: "I'm reading the memoirs of (Ulysses S.) Grant now. I'm back into my Civil War reading now. But I do certainly have favorites. One of them is Nick Hornby...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2013-09-19/five-questions-columbia-
Civil War message decoded

...encrypted, 6-line message was dated July 4, 1863, the date of Pemberton's surrender to Union forces led by Ulysses S. Grant, ending the Siege of Vicksburg in what historians say was a turning point midway into the Civil War.The message...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2010-12-25/civil-war-message-decoded
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While on vacation this summer, don't forget to write

...almost constant." Judy and Jim White, of Graniteville, are in Rockford, Ill., and visiting Galena -- home of Ulysses S. Grant. They say I should visit. Perry Sr. , Linda , Dana and Emma Allen are visiting son Perry in Williamsburg, Va...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/06/05/kir_526572.shtml
Bill Kirby
South lost the Civil War at Vicksburg

...With Vicksburg 1863 , he brings the novelist's touch to history, personalizing characters such as Union Gens. Ulysses S. Grant and William T. Sherman and Jefferson Davis and Gen. Joseph E. Johnston of the Confederacy, in an easily relatable...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/05/03/liv_522341.shtml
Life & style
Civil War is alive at first national military park

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. - The first visitor to tour the battlefield at Lookout Mountain was Ulysses S. Grant. It was only days since his Union soldiers had captured the Confederate stronghold and turned the tide for the advance through...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/14/liv_81216.shtml
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