"Lincoln and Atlanta" by Charlie Crawford of Georgia Battlefields Association

Event Details
  • Date/Time:
    • Thursday January 24, 2013
      3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
  • Location: Clough Commons Auditorium 152
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  • URL: http://clough.gatech.edu
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  • Fee(s):
    $0.00
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Contact

Jennifer Upton, Marketing & Events Manager

Jennifer.Upton@library.gatech.edu

Georgia Tech Library

Summaries

Summary Sentence: This is the second talk in a three-part lecture series held in conjunction with the traveling exhibit "Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War".

Full Summary: "Lincoln and Atlanta" is presented by Charlie Crawford, president of the Georgia Battlefields Association. 

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Charlie Crawford, president of Georgia Battlefields Association, explores the significance of the fall of Atlanta to Lincoln’s re-election as President and examines George Barnard’s photographic documentation of the battlefields around Atlanta. Crawford will discuss how land that is now a part of Georgia Tech’s campus was once the site of Confederate and Federal fortifications.

As president of Georgia Battlefields Association, a non-profit battlefield preservation group, Mr. Crawford has made over 95 presentations and led over 35 tours relating to the Civil War in Georgia.

Crawford grew up near Philadelphia and has a B.S. in Applied Mathematics from Georgia Tech. He served as an Air Force officer, retiring as a colonel in 1996.

In addition to being a member of Georgia Battlefields Association and the Civil War Round Table of Atlanta, Crawford is a life member of the Civil War Trust.

This lecture is sponsored by the Ivan Allen College Center for International Strategy, Policy and Technology and supported by the Callahan Memorial Endowment. 

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Categories
Seminar/Lecture/Colloquium
Keywords
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  • Created By: Tearanny Street
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Jan 11, 2013 - 7:59am
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 10:01pm