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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
Observing Civil War finally ends after 150 years

...who scoff at the notion that it actually happened that way. Many of them reject the idea that a war in which Gen. William T. Sherman burned an early interstate all the way to the sea was in any way "civil," and I suppose I agree.Some of them...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-08/civil-war-finally-ends-after-
Confederate shipwreck must go

...in battle before Confederate troops scuttled the ironclad in December 1864 to prevent its capture by Union Gen. William T. Sherman. Now its wreckage stands in the way of dredging the river to make room for larger classes of cargo ships.The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-29/confederate-shipwreck-must-g
Divers begin work to raise Confederate warship sunk in Savannah River

...of the ironclad CSS Georgia. The ship was scuttled by its own Confederate crew to prevent its capture by Gen. William T. Sherman when his Union army took Savannah in December 1864.The shipwreck lies in pieces beneath 30 feet of water where...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-29/divers-begin-work-raise-confe
Mystery photo could show Civil War gunship

...photograph of the CSS Georgia, an armored Confederate warship that was scuttled by its crew 150 years ago as Gen. William T. Sherman's Union troops captured Savannah.Experts still have many questions about the sunken ironclad, and they think...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-14/mystery-photo-could-show-civi
Columnist continues to beat up South

Once having lived in South Carolina, William T. Sherman observed in 1843, "This state, their aristocracy...political systems... Obviously, the legacies of Gen. William T. Sherman and Adolf Eichmann were not lost on Mr. Will and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/01/20/op_334032.shtml
Opinion columns
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-