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In Georgia History

Spanish Invasion of Georgia Began

Manuel de Montiano, governor of Spanish Florida, used an incoming tide to sail his flotilla of 36 ships and 2,000 men past Fort St. Simon on the southern tip of St. Simons Island into the safety of the harbor out...
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In Their Own Words

Letter on Dismissal of Colonel

From Frederica, James Oglethorpe wrote the Earl of Egmont of his dismissal of a Col. Cochran, who apparently had been leading an uprising over Oglethorpe’s discipline policy for his regiment: “… The mutinous and disorderly wretches who never knew what...
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