Today, November 29...

In Georgia History

FDR’s 18th Visit to Georgia

Franklin D. Roosevelt was in Warm Springs, Georgia for his eighteenth visit to the state he considered his “second home.”
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In Georgia Civil War History

Battle of Fort Sanders

The Battle of Fort Sanders, part of the Knoxville Campaign, took place. The Confederate army under native Georgian James Longstreet had been besieging Knoxville for a week, when they attempted to assault Fort Sanders - the one place in the...
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In Their Own Words

Fate of Some Foragers

Sherman’s secretary, Henry Hitchcock, wrote in his diary: “Camp in pine grove near ‘Rocky Creek,’ Fourteenth day out Gilkeson (?) Co. Ga. - November 29/64 Certainly this is the perfection of campaigning. Since we left Sandersville I have seen nothing...
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