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In Georgia History

Georgia Congressional Delegation Resigned

Except for Joshua Hill, all of Georgia’s members of the U.S. House of Representatives signed a letter to the Speaker of the House announcing that they were no longer members of that body, since Georgia had withdrawn from the Union...
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In Their Own Words

Athens Newspapers Reacted to Secession News

The Southern Banner of Athens reported on the passage of the Ordinance of Secession with approval. The Southern Watchman had been advocating delaying secession until all possible remedies within the Union had been exhausted - and still believed that was...
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