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In Georgia History

Tomochichi Memorial Dedicated

A large granite boulder with a plaque honoring Tomochichi was dedicated in Savannah. It had been requested by the Georgia Society of Colonial Dames of America and furnished by the Stone Mountain Company in Atlanta. Tomochichi died on Oct. 5,...
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In Georgia Civil War History

Diary Entry on Search for Food

Julia Johnson Fisher again recorded in her diary of her family’s search for food. We are short on allowance today. A saucer of rice and skim milk for dinner. We shook a half pint of cream in a glass jar...
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In Their Own Words

Bruise Required Blood Letting

This entry in the journal of William Stephens showed the primitive nature of medicine in colonial Georgia; he was bled for a simple bruise on his side: “…An Accident befel me this Day, which prevented my stirring Abroad: Sitting at...
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