Ga. debuts Civil War website to promote events

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press
Georgia Civil War web site

Georgia Civil War web site

Friday, October 22, 2010

ATLANTA (AP) -- Georgia has launched its official Civil War website as part of the 150th anniversary of the conflict.

The state developed the website -- – to promote events and activities commemorating the anniversary. The site includes maps of battle sites, museums and historic landmarks in Georgia.

It also includes a timeline of the battles and other events that happened in Georgia from 1861 to 1865.

The site will soon feature Civil War driving trails in the state, a multimedia section for videos and photos and journal entries and letters from Georgians during the war.

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