Today, May 27...

In Georgia History

Iron Horse Placed on Campus

The “Iron Horse” - a ten-foot-high, one-ton abstract sculpture of a horse crafted in iron by University of Georgia artist Abbott Pattison - was placed in front of the university’s Reed Hall. Student reaction to the work was immediate. Twice...
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In Georgia Civil War History

Harper’s Weekly Image of House Where Johnston Surrendered

This week’s edition of Harper’s Weekly printed a drawing of the house where Confederate General Joseph E. Johnston had surrendered the last major Southern army to Union General William T. Sherman on April 26 - the day that would become...
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In Their Own Words

Letter Described Battle

From near Dallas, Georgia, Major Fredrick Winkler of the 26th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry wrote of the status his unit’s involvement in Sherman’s Atlanta Campaign: “… We are now again in the midst of battle. We are near Dallas, in Georgia....
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