Today, September 16...

In Georgia History

Maddux Set Record for Consecutive Road Wins

Atlanta Braves ace pitcher Greg Maddux established a Major League record by winning his 17th consecutive game on the road.
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In Georgia Civil War History

Proclamation on Second Manassas Printed

The Southern Federal Union of Milledgeville printed a proclamation from Confederate President Jefferson Davis, praising the victory at Second Manassas, and setting aside September 18 as a Day of Prayer and Thanksgiving.
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In Their Own Words

Travel from Fort to Fort Recorded

Georgia colonist Patrick Mackay accompanied James Oglethorpe on his important visit to the Creek Nation. On this day, after a four-day rest at Fort Augusta, Mackay recorded in his journal of their departure: “September 16th the General set out from...
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