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In Georgia History

Convention of Beaufort Signed

Commissioners from Georgia and South Carolina signed the Convention of Beaufort, resolving three outstanding boundary conflicts between the two states. One of principal reasons for the treaty was a dispute over whether the Seneca/Keowee River or the Tugaloo River was...
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In Georgia Civil War History

Fort Pulaski Surrender Terms Published

The Richmond Times Dispatch printed the terms of surrender for Fort Pulaski. Terms of capitulation. The following are the terms of capitulation agreed upon for the surrender to the forces of the United States of Fort Pulaski, Cockspur Island, Georgia:...
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In Their Own Words

Bitterness over End of Civil War Expressed in Journal

Two days after Gen. Joseph E. Johnston surrendered to William T. Sherman, thus ending the Civil War for Georgia, Eliza Frances Andrews wrote in her journal of her distress and bitterness as she witnessed thousands of hungry and weary Confederate...
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