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In Georgia History

James Brown Gold Record “The Payback”

Soul-singer James Brown was awarded a gold record - this time for his single “The Payback.” Two years earlier, he received his first gold record for “Get On The Good Foot Part 1.” Interestingly, the “Godfather of Soul” had 42...
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In Georgia Civil War History

Newspapers Held Out Faint Hope

The Confederate Union of Milledgeville admitted they had no news on the whereabouts of Lee’s army in Virginia, but did indicate a Union force was headed for Columbus. They hoped to have good news to report on those fronts soon;...
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In Their Own Words

Wright Addressed Indians about Murders

In Savannah, Georgia’s royal governor James Wright addressed a delegation of Indians about recent murders by both sides. He reminded them of previous peace treaties and warned of the consequences if the violence continued: “FRIENDS AND BROTHERS, “I mean to...
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