Today, September 27...

In Georgia History

James H. Clanton Died

Former Confederate general James H. Clanton died in Knoxville, Tenn. For biographical information on Clanton, who was born in Columbia County, Ga., see the Jan. 8, 1827 entry.
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In Their Own Words

News of Oglethorpe Return Received

On this day, William Stephens received word that James Oglethorpe had returned to Georgia: “…A little after Noon a Boat arrived from Frederica, wherein came Mr. Thomas Jones, by whom we were informed, that the General, with the Blanford Man...
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