Today, December 17...

In Georgia History

State Flag Amended

Legislation was approved to amend Georgia first state flag (adopted in 1879) was changed to provide that the “coat of arms of the State” be shown on the vertical blue band. By 1904, and without legislative authorization, the simple arch...
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In Georgia Civil War History

Harper’s Weekly Image of Sherman on Horseback

Harper’s Weekly printed an image of the man Georgians most hated - Union General William T. Sherman.
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In Their Own Words

Generous Donation to Trustees

In London, Sir Jacob Debouverie attended a meeting of the Georgia Trustees and announced that his father had died and left an estate of £500 and that he was willing to match that amount in order to give the Trustees...
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