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  1. rebel brit

    Approx 500 pics from the 2020 Atlanta Model Figure Show

    Here's a link to hundreds of competition models and displays , some absolutely amazing work with quite a few Civil war subjects in most categories. Enjoy.
  2. G

    CSS/USS Atlanta - modified by Union yards?

    An interesting question regarding the Atlanta is whether or not she was modified under Union employment. In particular did they do anything to bolster her ironing?
  3. BronxYankee

    CSS Atlanta

    Was working on Dobbins Air Reserve Base and saw this outside of a Naval Unit:
  4. lelliott19

    Requiem to James Longstreet - Eulogy Poem: Atlanta, 1904

    LONGSTREET'S HOME With muffled drum and the flag unfurled With the cause that was lost, when the last smoke curled. From the last old gun, at the last brave stand, His soul marched on with the old command. And the step was slow, as they bore away, To await the eternal muster day, Their old-time...
  5. JPK Huson 1863

    "...Threw A Halo Of Light And Peace Around Her ", War's Happy Ending For William And Maud

    Despite politicians' best efforts to keep us at each other's throats, that whole gosh-darn love thing kept intruding in what was otherwise a perfectly good war. Louder than hate, tough as Time, love insisted on reminding us it's going to be ok. Still looking for more on Miss Maud Jackson...
  6. rebel brit

    News of the 2020 Atlanta Model Figure Show

    I've been to the Atlanta Model Show and can vouch that it's a great show for all painters and modellers and well worth a visit.
  7. Belle Montgomery

    Evidence of Civil War battle could soon be uncovered near Cobb County’s Concord Road covered bridge

    Evidence of Civil War battle could soon be uncovered near Cobb County’s Concord Road covered bridge. The National Parks Service has awarded The Lamar Institute a Battlefield Preservation Planning Grant in the amount of $95,887 to locate and document the boundaries of the 1864 Battle of...
  8. gunny

    Hood's Atlanta Campaign Report

    I'm always perplexed when I read Hood's report that reflects on the Atlanta Campaign. His report while he was in command of the Army was simply supposed to contain what happened to it and what it did while under his command, but he explained in great depth what happened and how it was lead in...
  9. Belle Montgomery

    Why ‘Gone With the Wind’ is a box office champ

    Oct 13, 2019 It’s no accident that “Gone With the Wind” has been deemed by critics, awards organizations and viewers as one of the greatest movies of all time. “Gone With the Wind,” which debuted 80 years ago in Atlanta, may be the greatest film you...
  10. Phil Gast

    It's called Zero Mile Post. It survived Sherman's destruction in Atlanta.

    An important stone railroad marker that survived the Civil War and Sherman's destruction of infrastructure and buildings got a new home at the Atlanta History Center while a replica was placed downtown.
  11. Belle Montgomery

    Restricted Atlanta to add context about racism to Confederate monuments

    Georgia law bars the removal of such monuments. Author: Associated Press Published: 8:35 PM EDT August 4, 2019 Updated: 6:21 PM EDT August 5, 2019 ATLANTA — Atlanta...
  12. Belle Montgomery

    Redeeming the Cyclorama: Why the century-old attraction is anything but a monument to the Confederacy

    In the fall of 1892, a series of advertisements appeared in the Atlanta Constitution promoting a colossal 360-degree painting depicting the Battle of Atlanta. The Cyclorama had won good reviews at its initial showings in the Midwest and drawn big crowds during its Georgia debut earlier that...
  13. B

    What if East Tennessee had split off and become a Union state?

    During the Civil War, East Tennessee was by far one of the most Unionist regions in the South (next to West Virginia, North Alabama, Texas Hill County, Free State of Jones, Free State of Winston and other areas) even though it was under Confederate control for the most part until at least 1863...
  14. E

    Hello from the rebuilt Atlanta!

    My name is Patrick Poe, and I hail from the West Georgia area, originally from "The Free State of Winston" in Northwest Alabama. I'd heard for years that my family had moved to Alabama from somewhere in Georgia. Very recently I was told that the Battle of Chickamauga was fought on the ancestral...
  15. James N.

    Civil War Talk Throwback Thursday, 7-27-17

    In response to last week's Throwback Thursday @NH Civil War Gal posted "In the last 2 days I've gotten to the halfway point of Sherman's memoirs. He writes that there were hundreds of miles of intrenched Confederate trenches, rifle trenches, parapets all in the area. Sadly, it sounds like very...
  16. James N.

    Civil War Talk Throwback Thursday, 7-20-17

    Please share your old CW photos too! Two photos this time to tell the story... As stated before, I was married atop Kennesaw Mountain in August, 1968, when these photos were also taken. Since today is the anniversary of the Battle of Peachtree Creek, first of the battles for Atlanta in 1864...
  17. Liberty and Secession

    Sherman with a baby in Atlanta

    Hi folks- I recall recently reading of an incident in which Sherman is visiting with some Atlanta citizens (I think) and while holding a baby, Sherman essentially reiterates his "War is cruelty" statement. Can anybody help me out with a citation for this event? Thanks, Kelly
  18. lelliott19

    NEW Atlanta Fortifications Mapping App - free access

    From the Georgia Battlefield Association in their most recent Newsletter (June 2017)..... Battlefield mapping app for smart phones or tablets Georgia Tech professor Bill Drummond, who has been working on Geographic Information System (GIS) battlefield mapping for 20 years, has linked his...
  19. chellers

    The Battle of Peach Tree Creek: Hood's First Effort to Save Atlanta

    Earl J. Hess (Author) The University of North Carolina Press (September 11, 2017) On July 20, 1864, the Civil War struggle for Atlanta reached a pivotal moment. As William T. Sherman's Union forces came ever nearer the city, the defending Confederate Army of Tennessee replaced its commanding...
  20. Samuels Brothers

    ENDED Sherman Film In Post-Production!

    Dear CWT Members, My brother and I currently finishing a dramatic short, ATTILA, about Sherman on the eve of his March to the Sea. We've launched a Kickstarter and would love you to check it out by CLICKING HERE. Please share the link and feel free to ask any questions here. I'm descended from...
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