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In Georgia History

Claudius C. Wilson Born

Confederate general Claudius C. Wilson was born in Effingham County, Ga. See Nov. 27, 1863 entry for biographical information on Wilson.
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In Georgia Civil War History

Soldier Wrote Mother about Antietam

Another Georgia soldier wrote home telling his mother about his experience at Sharpsburg. “… We are now encamped about six miles from Winchester… . We hear no news at all with the exception of camp rumors and there is a...
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In Their Own Words

Letter Expressed Need for Better Railroad Facilities

Edward Hulbert, superintendent of the Western & Atlantic Railroad wrote Gov. Rufus Bullock on the need for better facilities: “… The want of a suitable passenger depot at Atlanta is being severely felt by all the roads in interest. Steps...
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