Today, December 03...

In Georgia History

Dawson County Created

Gov. Joseph E. Brown signed legislation creating Dawson County. Dawson County, Georgia’s 119th, was created from areas of Gilmer and Lumpkin counties and named for William C. Dawson. A lawyer, Dawson served as clerk of the Georgia House of Representatives,...
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In Their Own Words

Sherman in Millen, Communicated with Army

In his memoirs General Sherman wrote about this day in his March to the Sea: “On the 3d of December I entered Millen with the Seventeenth Corps and there paused one day, to communicate with all parts of the army....
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