A Guide to the Civil War in Georgia

A Guide to the Civil War in Georgia

by Robert C. Jones


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Georgia has a rich Civil War heritage, perhaps second only to Virginia. Several major battles were fought here - Chickamauga, Kennesaw Mountain, Battle of Atlanta, Peachtree Creek - and two major campaigns that pretty much destroyed the Confederacy - Sherman's Atlanta Campaign, and Sherman's March to the Sea. Two significant prisoner of war camps were located in Georgia - Andersonville, and Millen (Camp Lawton).

This book will examine the Civil War in Georgia, with special emphasis on what is left today. Battlefields, hospitals, headquarters, training camps, manufacturing sites, and National and Confederate Cemeteries dot the landscape throughout northwestern and central Georgia.

Where possible, addresses are included for GPS units.

Over 110 photos, maps and newspaper pages are included in this book.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781493714971
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 11/11/2013
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.44(d)

About the Author

Robert C. Jones is President of the Kennesaw Historical Society, and a member of the Executive Board of the Kennesaw Museum Foundation. He is also an at-large board member of the Civil War Roundtable of Cobb County (Georgia).

He has written several books on Civil War and railroad themes, including "Civil War Prison Camps: A Brief History", "Famous Songs of the Civil War", "Retracing the Route of Sherman's Atlanta Campaign and March to the Sea", "The Battle of Griswoldville", "The Fifteen Most Critical Moments of the Civil War", "The Reading Railroad: An Illustrated Timeline", "The Pennsylvania Railroad: An Illustrated Timeline", "The Battle of Allatoona Pass", "The Ten Best - and Worst - Generals of the Civil War", "The Top 10 Innovations of the Civil War", "Bleeding Kansas: The Real Start of the Civil War", "The Top 20 Railroad Songs of All Time", "The Top 25 Civil War Spies and Irregulars", "The Top 20 Most Influential Leaders of the Civil War", "The Top 25 Most Influential Women of the Civil War" and "The W&A, the General, and the Andrews Raid: A Brief History".

Robert has also written several books on ghost towns in the Southwest, including "Death Valley Ghost Towns - As They Appear Today", "Ghost Towns of the Mojave National Preserve", "Ghost Towns of Southern Arizona and New Mexico" and "Ghost Towns of Western Nevada". Another Western-themed book, "The Top 10 Gunslingers and Lawmen of the Old West", was published in 2012.

Robert C. Jones is an ordained elder in the Presbyterian Church. He has written and taught numerous adult Sunday School courses. He is also the author of books such as "A Brief History of Protestantism in the United States", "A Brief History of the Sacraments: Baptism and Communion", "Heaven and Hell: In the Bible, the Apocrypha and the Dead Sea Scrolls", "Meet the Apostles", "Monks and Monasteries", "The 25 Most Influential Books in the Post-Apostolic Christian Church", "The 25 Most Influential People in the Post-Apostolic Christian Church", "The Top 25 Misconceptions About Christianity", "The 25 People Who Most Influenced the Music of Christianity" and "The Crusades and the Inquisition".

In 2005, Robert co-authored a business-oriented book entitled "Working Virtually: The Challenges of Virtual Teams".

In 2013, Robert authored a book on World War I, entitled "The Top 10 Innovations of World War I".

Also in 2013, Robert published "The Leo Beuerman Story: As Told by his Family".

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