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In Georgia History

National Recovery Act Parade

Atlanta held a National Recovery Act parade. With over 50,000 participants - including employees of federal, state, and local governments - this was the largest parade ever held in Atlanta to that point.
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In Their Own Words

First Civil War Battle Experience Described

A Georgia soldier wrote home to his wife, describing his first battle experience (in what was a relatively minor skirmish in Virginia). “… This morning about 6 o’clock the enemy commenced firing on our pickets about two miles from camp....
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