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In Georgia History

Mattie Lou O’Kelley Born

Folk artist Mattie Lou O’Kelley was born in Maysville, Georgia. See July 26, 1997 entry for biographical information.
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In Georgia Civil War History

Alternate Method of Making Blackberry Wine

The Southern Banner of Athens printed an alternate way of making blackberry wine (often used for medicinal purposes) in the absence of sugar due to the Northern blockade. Blackberry Wine. Mr. John H. Colt has presented us with a bottle...
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In Their Own Words

Few Trustees Showed for Military Review

Writing in his journal of Trustee proceedings, the Earl of Egmont noted: “This morning I went by invitation of Col. Oglethorpe to See that part of his Regiment raised in England March through the City into Essex under the Command...
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