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...additional 300 troops into Baghdad. Just like we got into Vietnam ? send a "few" advisers, then add more, soon war. GENERAL MOTORS IS recalling more cars than it's making. It seems that awhile back, Obama used a zillion of our tax dollars...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-24/rants-raves
History marker to honor Augusta native who supported Union in Civil War

A historical marker will be dedicated Friday to an Augusta native who, as a Civil War general, was instrumental in defeating the Confederacy.Quartermaster Gen. Montgomery C. Meigs' story is one of 15 in a series of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-12-04/history-marker-honor-augusta-
Union general gets Civil War marker near Broad Street birthplace

...during the war."This is a really interesting man," said Montgomery Meigs, a third-great-nephew of the Civil War general.Meigs, himself a retired four-star general, was the keynote speaker at the dedication ceremony.The first Meigs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-12-07/union-general-gets-civil-war-
Gun control fears boost crowds, prices at Augusta gun show

...made by General Motors," Moreaux said, noting that many U.S. companies churned out military items during the war. "General Motors made a lot of guns."Stever son was enjoying the surge in the popularity of gun shows."This one is, by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-01-26/gun-control-fears-boost-crowd
City Ink: Impasse over naming of public building seemily averted

...CORRECTNESS RUN AMOK: Russell spoke at the dedication of a historical marker in Augusta on Friday honoring a Civil War general who was instrumental in defeating the Confederacy. The monument, erected by the Georgia Historical Society, honors...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2012-12-08/city-ink-impass
'1776' to come out in illustrated edition

...a lot more than stories of presidents and generals. "I was in Washington, D.C., once, driving past one Civil War general's statue after another, and Gershwin was playing on the car radio," said Mr. McCullough, a two-time Pulitzer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/03/11/liv_119672.shtml
Life & style
Pulaski project stalled

...000 and four years of stop-and-go work on the Pulaski Monument. No new work is getting done on the Revolutionary War general's memorial, which sits in one of the historic district's most frequently visited spots. After bickering over money...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/05/12/met_288401.shtml
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Look to history for streets' stories

...grew up on Greene Street." The well-known Augusta thoroughfare bears the name of Nathaniel Greene, a Revolutionary War general whose leadership is regarded as the catalyst for Georgia's freedom from the British. It's just one of many streets...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/08/19/met_93096.shtml
Metro | Augusta National Golf Club
Decor gets mixed reviews

...of which is the St. Andrew's Cross, a symbol of the Confederacy. Since its opening, the bar named for a Civil War general has met with mixed reviews from University of Georgia students and visitors to Athens. And now a UGA student organization...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/12/met_396531.shtml
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House will debate flag proposal

...Skipper" Perry, R-Aiken, says he's pledged to vote for taking it down and placing one like it by a statue of Civil War general and governor Wade Hampton behind the Capitol. And Rep. Bill Clyburn, D-Aiken, said he is leaning toward a proposal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/05/09/met_287973.shtml
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