The Sal­va­tion of At­lanta

ONE OF THE CIVIL WAR’ S GREAT­EST BAT­TLES WAS FOUGHT AGAIN AND AGAIN ON A SPEC­TAC­U­LAR CAN­VAS NEARLY 400 FEET LONG. AF­TER MORE THAN A CEN­TURY OF EF­FORTS TO RE PAINT HIS­TORY, THE ORIG­I­NAL TRUTH IS FI­NALLY BE­ING UN­VEILED

Smithsonian Magazine - - Features - By Jack Hitt

Af­ter years of white­wash­ing and re­vi­sion­ist touch ups, the city’s mas­sive 19th-cen­tury cy­clo­rama of the Bat­tle of At­lanta is be­ing re­stored to its orig­i­nal his­tor­i­cal form

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