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In Georgia History

Jackie Robinson Met Branch Rickey

Jackie Robinson met with the Dodgers’ team owner Branch Rickey to discuss his future and the difficulties he would face as the first black player in major league baseball. Later, Robinson would agree to a salary of $600 per month,...
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In Their Own Words

Brief Skirmish Recorded

Despite Sherman’s siege of Atlanta, Confederates were not always in a defensive mode, as Col. Fredrick Winkler of the 26th Wisconsin Infantry wrote to his wife: “Quite early yesterday morning, squads of rebels appeared near our picket line, and patrols...
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