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In Georgia History

John Milledge Died

Politician John Milledge died near Augusta. Born in Savannah in 1757, Milledge was an active participant in the revolutionary movement by age 18, when he stole gunpowder from the royal governor’s magazine in 1775. Milledge was present when both Savannah...
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In Their Own Words

Early Feminism Expressed in Journal

In this journal entry, Gertrude Thomas shows the beginnings of the feminist she would later become: “… Mrs. McDonald of Macon, a lady I knew well when I first left school has recently eloped, leaving her husband, a grown son...
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