Preservation Champion

Charlie Crawford

Preservationist, Georgia Battlefields Association

Charlie Crawford is the President of the Georgia Battlefields Association, a non-profit preservation group, and editor of Georgia Battlefields monthly newsletter.  He has made over 80 presentations and conducted over 30 tours relating to Civil War sites in Georgia.

Charlie grew up near Philadelphia and has a B.S. in Applied Mathematics from Georgia Tech.  He entered the Air Force, served in Vietnam, and retired as a colonel in 1995.  he returned to Atlanta in 1996 and is currently director of operations for an information technology consulting company.

Charlie also has an M.S. in Systems Management from the University of Southern California (USC).  In addition to being a member of Georgia Battlefields Association and the Civil War Round Table of Atlanta, Charlie is a life member of the Civil War Trust and The Military Officers Association of America.