Bill Kirby lives in Martinez with his wife Carla and their West Highland terriers, Lil' Bow Wow ("Buddy") and Snoop Dog. He has held a number of Chronicle newsroom positions, writes a three-times-a-week column, and presents weekly YouTube videos on local history called "Kirby's Augusta." From 1998 until 2001 he was editor and publisher of The Columbia County News-Times. Over a 40-year newspaper career he has won more than 100 state, regional and national awards for reporting, editing, column writing, editorial writing, sports writing, business writing, investigative reporting, layout and design.
Well ... I was sort of hoping my headline would give a hint about what I thought.
Still, it's a funny story.
I know what you mean. It almost sounds like a Marx Brothers sketch.
Still, it was reported in the paper in the mid-1950s and again...
I think you've got them all.
A look at Twiggs and where he's buried
This e-mail and link from John Mills offers a look at the old general...