Civil War Sites in Georgia

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Thomas Nelson Incorporated, 2001 - History - 228 pages
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In Georgia you will find . . .

  • The celebrated locomotive General
  • Mrs. Robert E. Lee's rolling pin
  • The original handwritten Confederate constitution
  • A Confederate statue that was "lynched" and buried
  • The world's largest sculpture
  • The nation's largest national battlefield park
  • A unique double-barreled cannon
  • The grave of the last Confederate veteran

Georgia was so devastated during the Civil War that nearly a century was required to recover from its effects. During those one hundred years Georgians forged a state that has become a leader of the nation, but they have never forgotten their heritage.

Civil War Sites in Georgia is a brief history of the Civil War in Georgia and a comprehensive guide to more than 300 Civil War sites, including 25 battlefields, 35 museums, 40 Confederate cemeteries, 2 national cemeteries, 300 statues and monuments, 5 forts, 5 Confederate prisons, and 5 Civil War-related national, state, and municipal parks. Entries are arranged geographically. The book is illustrated with 42 photographs and 9 maps.

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About the author (2001)

Jim Miles is the author of seven books in the Civil War Explorer Series. Miles also wrote Civil War Sites in Georgia. Five of his books were featured by the History Book Club, and Miles has contributed to two History Channel documentaries.

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