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Georgia event focuses on Civil War’s Battle of Jonesboro

A costumed storyteller will tell Civil War stories at the Patrick R. Cleburne Confederate Cemetery as part of the commemoration of the Battle of Jonesboro. Peter Bonner of Historical and Hysterical Tours, Inc. will be telling stories as part of “3 Deep in the Yard – The Pivotal Battle of Jonesboro.” Bonner will describe a more personal side of the Battle of Jonesboro through researched stories of people involved and affected by the Civil War.

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Georgia’s Road to Tara Museum expands Civil War exhibit

The Road to Tara Museum in Jonesboro, Ga., is expanding its Civil War exhibit. The exhibit formerly existed in a portion of the museum, but now includes two rooms dedicated to the commemoration and remembrance of the Civil War’s Atlanta Campaign and the Battle of Jonesboro. The new exhibit will be open to the public beginning Labor Day weekend. The expansion’s opening coincides with the final year of the Sesquicentennial celebration of the Civil War.