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In Georgia History

Music Hall of Fame Inductees 2009

Inductees into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame were: Collective Soul Third Day Peter Conlon Bryan-Michael Cox John L. (Johnny) Carson Roy Hamilton Shakir Stewart Berry Oakley
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In Georgia Civil War History

Battle of Chickamauga Began

The Battle of Chickamauga began; it was the first major Civil War battle fought on Georgia soil. Union General William Rosecrans was trying to gather his forces at Lee and Gordon’s Mills, while Confederate General Braxton Bragg was trying to...
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In Their Own Words

Newspaper Gushed Over Cotton States Opening

Reporting on the previous day’s opening ceremonies for the Cotton States and International Exposition, the front page story of the Atlanta Constitution proclaimed: “The thunder of a hundred guns just at sunset yesterday was the signal that the exposition was...
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