Civil War driving tour

1 of 15
Dr. Debra Van Tuyll (right, in brown jacket) talks about Emily Tubman's life as people gather around the Emily Tubman Memorial on Greene Street for the driving tour of Civil War sites that was hosted by Georgia Regents University on Saturday, April 20, 2013. The tour was the conclusion of a year-long reading and lecture series, titled Augusta's Viewpoint: Understanding the Civil War, that was hosted by Georgia Regents University's Special Collections and Instructional Archives in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
2 of 15
People get on a Georgia Regents University bus for the driving tour of Civil War sites that was hosted by GRU on Saturday, April 20, 2013. The tour was the conclusion of a year-long reading and lecture series, titled Augusta's Viewpoint: Understanding the Civil War, that was hosted by Georgia Regents University's Special Collections and Instructional Archives in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
3 of 15
Aaron Gaulden, a freshman history major at Georgia Regents University, walks away from the group to take a photo in front of the Old Richmond Academy during the driving tour of Civil War sites that was hosted by Georgia Regents University on Saturday, April 20, 2013. The tour was the conclusion of a year-long reading and lecture series, titled Augusta's Viewpoint: Understanding the Civil War, that was hosted by Georgia Regents University's Special Collections and Instructional Archives in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
4 of 15
People exit the Augusta Arsenal at Georgia Regents University to begin the driving tour of Civil War sites that was hosted by GRU on Saturday, April 20, 2013. The tour was the conclusion of a year-long reading and lecture series, titled Augusta's Viewpoint: Understanding the Civil War, that was hosted by Georgia Regents University's Special Collections and Instructional Archives in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
5 of 15
People enter Magnolia Cemetery during the driving tour of Civil War sites that was hosted by Georgia Regents University on Saturday, April 20, 2013. The tour was the conclusion of a year-long reading and lecture series, titled Augusta's Viewpoint: Understanding the Civil War, that was hosted by Georgia Regents University's Special Collections and Instructional Archives in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
6 of 15
Gary Hattaway (center), a member of the Sons of Confederate Veterans camp 158, talks about the Confederate soldiers buried at Magnolia Cemetery during the driving tour of Civil War sites that was hosted by Georgia Regents University on Saturday, April 20, 2013. The Sons of Confederate Veterans put out flags at the cemetery in commemoration of Confederate Memorial Day. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
7 of 15
People take photos of flags at Magnolia Cemetery during the driving tour of Civil War sites that was hosted by Georgia Regents University on Saturday, April 20, 2013. The Sons of Confederate Veterans put out flags at the cemetery in honor of Confederate Memorial Day, which is observed in Georgia on April 26. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
8 of 15
Dr. Debra Van Tuyll (right, in brown jacket) talks about the General's Walk, which memorializes seven Confederate generals, at Magnolia Cemetery during the driving tour of Civil War sites that was hosted by Georgia Regents University on Saturday, April 20, 2013. The tour was the conclusion of a year-long reading and lecture series, titled Augusta's Viewpoint: Understanding the Civil War, that was hosted by Georgia Regents University's Special Collections and Instructional Archives in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
9 of 15
Dr. Debra Van Tuyll (center, in brown jacket) talks about the General's Walk, which memorializes seven Confederate generals, at Magnolia Cemetery during the driving tour of Civil War sites that was hosted by Georgia Regents University on Saturday, April 20, 2013. The tour was the conclusion of a year-long reading and lecture series, titled Augusta's Viewpoint: Understanding the Civil War, that was hosted by Georgia Regents University's Special Collections and Instructional Archives in honor of the Civil War Sesquicentennial Celebration. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
10 of 15
Dr. Debra Van Tuyll (right, in brown jacket) talks about the General's Walk, which memorializes seven Confederate generals, at Magnolia Cemetery during the driving tour of Civil War sites that was hosted by Georgia Regents University on Saturday, April 20, 2013. The tour was the conclusion of a year-long reading and lecture series, titled Augusta's Viewpoint: Understanding the Civil War, that was hosted by Georgia Regents University's Special Collections and Instructional Archives in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
11 of 15
Dr. Thomas J. Brown (right) and Dr. Debra Van Tuyll (center) talk about the General's Walk, which memorializes seven Confederate generals, at Magnolia Cemetery during the driving tour of Civil War sites that was hosted by Georgia Regents University on Saturday, April 20, 2013. The tour was the conclusion of a year-long reading and lecture series, titled Augusta's Viewpoint: Understanding the Civil War, that was hosted by Georgia Regents University's Special Collections and Instructional Archives in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
12 of 15
People enter Magnolia Cemetery during the driving tour of Civil War sites that was hosted by Georgia Regents University on Saturday, April 20, 2013. The tour was the conclusion of a year-long reading and lecture series, titled Augusta's Viewpoint: Understanding the Civil War, that was hosted by Georgia Regents University's Special Collections and Instructional Archives in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
13 of 15
People walk through Magnolia Cemetery during the driving tour of Civil War sites that was hosted by Georgia Regents University on Saturday, April 20, 2013. The tour was the conclusion of a year-long reading and lecture series, titled Augusta's Viewpoint: Understanding the Civil War, that was hosted by Georgia Regents University's Special Collections and Instructional Archives in honor of the Civil War Sesquicentennial Celebration. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
14 of 15
Dr. Thomas J. Brown (left), a Civil War historian, answers a question about Civil War-era literacy rates during the driving tour of Civil War sites that was hosted by Georgia Regents University on Saturday, April 20, 2013. The tour was the conclusion of a year-long reading and lecture series, titled Augusta's Viewpoint: Understanding the Civil War, that was hosted by Georgia Regents University's Special Collections and Instructional Archives in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
15 of 15
People gather to listen to the history of the Four Poets Monument on Greene Street during the driving tour of Civil War sites that was hosted by Georgia Regents University on Saturday, April 20, 2013. The tour was the conclusion of a year-long reading and lecture series, titled Augusta's Viewpoint: Understanding the Civil War, that was hosted by Georgia Regents University's Special Collections and Instructional Archives in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF

Description

The Civil War driving tour was the conclusion of a year-long reading and lecture series, titled Augusta's Viewpoint: Understanding the Civil War, that was hosted by Georgia Regents University's Special Collections and Instructional Archives in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF

This Week's Circulars