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In Georgia History

Carter and Arafat Met in Plains

Palestine Liberation Organization president Yasser Arafat visited former U.S. President Jimmy Carter in Plains, Georgia.
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In Georgia Civil War History

Editorial Expressed Hope of Peaceful Separation from Union

The Southern Federal Union of Milledgeville printed an editorial claiming the Confederacy would do nothing rash, and hoping a separate, independent government could be established without warfare.
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In Their Own Words

Ship Grounding Described

In Savannah, Trustees’ secretary William Stephens recorded the grounding of a ship, then went on to describe a unique medical treatment: “Wednesday. Capt. Thompson loosed his Ship from the Wharf, got up her Anchor, and attempted to fall down the...
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