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Civil War

Preston Singleton (L) of Bethlehem, Georgia sits on the sea wall while waiting for the funeral service of the H.L. Hunley crew to begin (Photo Credit: Stephen Morton / Getty Images)

Civil War Sub Replica Stuck Beside Interstate

ATLANTA (AP) – A trailer carrying a 40-foot replica of a Confederate submarine to Tennessee for a re-enactment of the Battle of Shiloh blew two tires on an interstate in Atlanta and later headed back […]

03/29/2012

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Civil War Markers Honor Blacks and Women

ATLANTA- (WAOK) Finally some recognition for a long-ignored piece of history. New markers are being placed across Georgia in honor of neglected groups from the Civil War era such as women, blacks and Southerners loyal […]

WAOK-AM–07/15/2011

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NAACP Objects to Marker (Part II)

Atlanta (WAOK)- There is more controversy surrounding the placement of a historical marker commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Civil War and the burning of Atlanta which signaled the beginning of the end of the war. […]

WAOK-AM–04/13/2011

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NAACP Objects to Marker (Part 1)

ATLANTA (WAOK) Martin Luther King Jr Drive will soon see a commemorative marker that is not sitting too well with local NAACP leaders. To mark the 150th anniversary of the Civil War a marker will […]

WAOK-AM–04/06/2011