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In Georgia History

Jimmy Carter Appointed Distinguished Professor at Emory

Emory University announced that former president Jimmy Carter had been appointed as University Distinguished Professor effective September 1. In conjunction with Carter’s appointment, Emory further revealed plans to establish a policy research center at the university.
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In Georgia Civil War History

VMI Faculty Member Placed in Charge of Cadets

A group of cadets from the Virginia Military Institute were sent to Richmond, VA to help train new army recruits One of the VMI faculty was placed in charge of the cadets - then Colonel Thomas J. Jackson - who...
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In Their Own Words

Journal Entry on Returning Home near end of Civil War

After visiting her sister near Albany for several months, 24-year-old Eliza Frances Andrews finally returned by train to her home in Washington, Georgia. In her journal, she recorded the final day of her trip: “That delicious clean bed in Sparta!...
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