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Why didn't Gen. William T. Sherman burn Augusta on March to Sea?

For many years after the war, Augustans wondered why Gen. William T. Sherman had ignored Augusta on his famous March to the Sea.Some speculated Sherman feared Augusta's defenses.Local women, on the other...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-15/why-didnt-gen-william-t-sherm
Marker will tell story of Sherman's march to sea

...grounds of the Carter Presidential Library, a quiet, tree-studded sanctuary that was the site of Union Gen. William T. Sherman's departure from Atlanta along a nearby road.Sherman had seized that city after a series of summer battles and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-11/marker-will-tell-story-sherma
1864: Museum exhibit shows pivotable time 150 years ago

In 1864, Union Gen. William T. Sherman and his troops began their destructive march from Atlanta to Savannah to try to knock Georgia out of the Confederacy.In strongly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2014-01-30/1864-museum-exhi
Slave artifacts found at highway project site

...iron pot and a small brass thimble.A small part of the site also turned up clues that some Union troops of Gen. William T. Sherman camped out at the site around the time Savannah was seized in 1864. Archaeologists found bullets from muskets and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-12-01/slave-artifacts-found-highway
Augustans showed ironclad pride in ship that never saw battle

...After just two years of service, the Georgia was scuttled rather than allowed to fall into the hands of Gen. William T. Sherman's troops. No attention was paid to the Georgia for more than 100 years ? until 1968, when the wreck was rediscovered...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2013-07-06/augustans-showd-
Black scholar's post-Civil War diploma survives

...Much of the South had been left in ruins by the Civil War and portions of Columbia had been burned during Gen. William T. Sherman's famed march through the South.The ceremony honoring Greener, which included the showing of his oil portrait...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-10-15/black-scholars-post-civil-war
Land used in Civil War for sale

...crossed by Union troops in 1864 as they launched a key skirmish in the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain during Gen. William T. Sherman's march to the sea."We have to get the money," said amateur historian Brad Quinlin, a regular visitor to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-08-14/land-used-civil-war-sale
Confederate flag back at fort after 148 years

RICHMOND HILL, Ga. - As Fort McAllister fell to the Union Army of Gen. William T. Sherman days before Christmas in 1864, one of his artillery officers seized the Confederate flag of a vanquished company of Georgia riflemen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-03-23/confederate-flag-back-fort-af
Magnolia Cemetery serves as resting place for seven Confederate generals

...town made it a part of the city's defense fortification.Its brick wall was modified in anticipation of Gen. William T. Sherman's attack. There are still signs along the wall where bricks were removed for cannons.It also became a resting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-04-01/magnolia-cemetery-serves-rest
Civil War shipwreck in the way of Georgia port project

...bottom for nearly 150 years.Confederate troops scuttled the ironclad CSS Georgia to prevent its capture by Gen. William T. Sherman when his Union troops took Savannah in December 1864. It's been on the river bottom ever since.Now, the Civil...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2012-05-05/civil-war-shipwreck-way-georgia-por