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In Georgia History

Lafayette McLaws Died

Former Confederate general Lafayette McLaws died in Savannah, Georgia. See Jan. 15 entry for biographical information on McLaws.
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In Their Own Words

Account of Tarring and Feathering

The following is an affidavit prepared by Savannah loyalist John Hopkins on July 29, 1775 at the request of Gov. James Wright. That same day, Wright wrote Lord Dartmouth in England telling of the breakdown of royal authority in Savannah,...
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