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In Georgia History

Clarence Thomas Sworn In to U.S. Supreme Court

Georgian Clarence Thomas was sworn as an associate justice on the U.S. Supreme Court.
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In Georgia Civil War History

Soldier Asked Wife for Special Clothing

A Georgia soldier in Virginia wrote home to his wife, asking her to make him a special article of clothing, with a certain kind of protection in mind. And he talked of missing his young son. “…I want you to...
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In Their Own Words

Union Soldier Discussed Presidential Politics from Atlanta

Col. Fredrick Winkler of the 26th Wisconsin Infantry wrote his wife from near Atlanta: “Trains are to go through from Chattanooga to-morrow, and then we shall have our regular mails again. To-morrow, I am officer of the day. George Jones...
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