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In Georgia History

Miller County Created

Gov. Herschel Johnson signed legislation creating Miller County as Georgia’s 117th county. Created from portions of Baker and Early counties, the new county was named for judge and state senator Andrew J. Miller, who had died 23 days earlier after...
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In Their Own Words

Soldier Wrote of Harsh Weather Conditions and Robert Toombs

A Georgia soldier in Virginia wrote home to his wife; his division had been moved near Richmond in brutal weather, but the men withstood it well. He also wrote of conversing with a famous Georgian. “…There was a very heavy...
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