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In Georgia History

Right Whale Official State Mammal

Gov. Joe Frank Harris signed a joint resolution of the Georgia General Assembly designating the right whale as the state’s official marine mammal.
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In Georgia Civil War History

Another Editorial Called for Border States to Join Confederacy

The Southern Federal Union of Milledgeville again called for the Border States - particularly Virginia - to join the Deep South in secession and become part of the Confederate States of America.
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In Their Own Words

Oglethorpe Recorded Salzburgers’ Arrival

From Charles Town, S.C., James Oglethorpe wrote the Trustees on this day: “The ship with the Salzburgers came in sight and Mr. Von Reck landed here just as I was going to embark for England. I found it necessary to...
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