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In Georgia History

Georgia Society of Colonial Dames Organized

The Georgia Society of the Colonial Dames of America was organized in Savannah.
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In Georgia Civil War History

Diary Entry on Lee’s Surrender and Lincoln’s Death

A Columbus, Georgia man recorded in his diary the news of Lee’s surrender, the fall of Macon, his son being with the Confederate army in North Carolina, and Lincoln’s assassination. He mistakenly thought Secretary of State William Seward had been...
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In Their Own Words

Confederate Soldiers Returned Through Georgia

In Washington, Georgia, Eliza Frances Andrews wrote in her journal of returning Georgia soldiers who had served with Robert E. Lee at the time of his surrender two weeks earlier: “The square is so crowded with soldiers and government wagons...
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