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In Georgia History

Emory University Incorporated

DeKalb County superior court judge C.S. Reid granted a charter for the incorporation and establishment of Emory University.
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In Georgia Civil War History

Burnside Replaced by Hooker

After the loss at the Battle of Fredericksburg and failure to get the army moving again President Abraham Lincoln relieved General Ambrose Burnside from command of the Army of the Potomac, replacing him with General Joseph “Fighting Joe” Hooker.
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In Their Own Words

Oglethorpe Letter to Egmont Covering Variety of Matters

From St. Simons Island, James Oglethorpe wrote the Earl of Egmont a long letter about a variety of matters, including his lengthy illness, conditions at Frederica, the military state of Georgia, and the failed St. Augustine expedition (including the defeat...
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