News From Around the South 3/4 to 3/11

News From Around the South 3/4 to 3/11

GEORGIA: County to Re-name Civil War Park MABLETON — Nearly a year since the county first tried to set a name for a new park in Mableton with Civil War ties, a compromise name has surfaced for Cobb commissioners to vote on at their meeting on Tuesday. The county...
Cyclorama Returns to Glory

Cyclorama Returns to Glory

In order to see “The Battle of Atlanta” more or less the way that it was meant to be seen, you must take a short escalator up to a platform that stands about a third as high as the panoramic painting itself, which is nearly fifty feet tall and is now housed in a...
Our Planet is Not Fragile

Our Planet is Not Fragile

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez claims that “the world is going to end in 12 years if we don’t address climate change.” The people at the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change agree, saying that to avoid some of the most devastating impacts of...
News From Around the South 2/25 to 3/4

News From Around the South 2/25 to 3/4

SOUTH CAROLINA: Black Mother Successfully Sues Neo-Confederate Organization The S.C. Secessionist Party has lost its cause. A circuit judge on Thursday effectively ended the organization by approving a settlement involving the party and a North Charleston mother who...
Civil War Produced Only Female CMOH

Civil War Produced Only Female CMOH

Mary Edwards Walker was no stranger to sneaking across enemy lines. When she wasn’t acting as a surgeon to tend to the Union wounded, she would sometimes enter Confederate territory — with armed escort and two pistols in her saddlebags — to deliver supplies to their...