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George Thomas Quick Facts

Name Meaning George is of Greek origin meaning “farmer” Vital Stats Birthday: July 31, 1816 Birth Name: George Henry Thomas Birthplace: Southampton County, Virginia Date of Death: March 28, 1870 Cause: Stroke Place of...


The Battle of Atlanta Cyclorama

Update 3/6/2019: The restored and refurbished Battle of Atlanta Cyclorama is now on exhibit in its new home, The Atlanta History Center at 130 West Paces Ferry Road NW, in the Buckhead area of...


First Battle of Bull Run Facts and Trivia

Also known as: First Manassas Date: July 21st, 1861 Location: Fairfax and Prince William Counties, Virginia Approximate troop strength: Union 28,450; Confederate 32,230 Commanders: Brigadier General Irvin McDowell (Union); Brigadier Generals Pierre Beauregard and...