July 2014: Civil War



The Civil War

Battle Scars
Atlanta was burned to the ground 150 years ago. Could it be the best thing that ever happened to us?
By Rebecca Burns

The City in War
A primer on Atlanta’s tumultuous history in 1864.
By Rebecca Burns

Campaign Stops
Photographer Gregg Segal’s Civil War series is staged on old battlefields long built over with highways, housing developments, and shopping malls. We commissioned Segal to add locations from the Atlanta Campaign.

“Men of Color: To Arms!”
The overlooked legacy of black soldiers.
By Hermina Glass

Shipped Away
The little-known fate of hundreds of Roswell women and children charged with treason, deported north, and abandoned.
By Tony Rehagen

Editor’s Note The complicated legacy that defines Atlanta

tale that spans continents and involves drug lords? – See more at: http://www.atlantamagazine.com/editorsnote/2014/05/21/june-2012#sthash.KxyjeEAX.dpuf

Coming Attraction Bring on the Muppets! The Center for Puppetry Arts’ expansion is finally underway
Local Music AJ Ghent and his band showcase sacred steel
Music Three local artists for your summer soundtrack
InnovATL Georgia’s new solar farm
Ideas Freight containers turned modern homes
Q&A Fox News’ Bret Baier on his son’s struggle with heart disease
Georgia Books and Authors Five breezy summer reads
Calendar Worth your while this month

Read all these stories and more in our News & Opinion section

The Latest Trends Is Atlanta a food truck city? We’re getting there
Drink Up Ration & Dram cocktails
Geering Local Blackberries
Home Plates Marie Nygren’s chicken paillards with tomato, peach, Vidalia onion, and mint

Home & Garden Scott McMahan of GardenHood brings rare Asian plants to Atlanta
Style French-influenced fashions
My Style Myka Barbato
Neighborhood Norcross
Health Aerial arts classes

Hollis Gillespie Scattered thoughts

Special bonus issue: Check out our Health & Wellness feed for articles
from our 2014 Health issue, including our annual Top Doctors list