Musicians Elizabeth Elkins, left, and Vanessa Olivarez record a video at Glorieta Pass in New Mexico, the scene of a U.S. Civil War battle in 1862 that became known as "the Gettysburg of the West." The women and their band, Granville Automatic, are recording their songs about the Civil War on the battlefields where fighting took place.
Photo by Associated Press /Chattanooga Times Free Press .
published Wednesday, December 26th, 2012
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ATLANTA — Blood once soaked the soil of battlefields that have since been covered up by skyscrapers and commuter train stations in Atlanta, strip malls in Nashville and farm fields and forests across the South.