Today, October 21...

In Georgia History

Braves Won First Game of World Series

In the first game of the World Series, Greg Maddux allowed only two hits as the Atlanta Braves beat the Cleveland Indians 3-2.
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In Georgia Civil War History

Jefferson Davis Message on Incompetent Army Officers Published

It is generally acknowledged that the South had better military leadership early in the Civil War. But this did not mean all Southern officers excelled, or were even competent, as evidenced by a message from Confederate President Jefferson Davis reprinted...
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In Their Own Words

Union Soldier Decribed Foraging and Raids

From the Chattahoochee River, Col. Fredrick Winkler of the 26th Wisconsin Infantry wrote his wife from Atlanta: “I am glad to be back again in my own tent. My regiment was not here when I arrived; it went out on...
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