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In Georgia History

David B. Mitchell Born

Future Georgia governor David B. Mitchell was born in Muthill, Scotland. See Apr. 22 entry for biographical information on Mitchell. To view an image of Mitchell’s home, see the Georgia Archives
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In Their Own Words

Farmer Hid Livestock from Yankees

From his plantation near Rockbridge, Thomas Maguire wrote of the occupation of the Atlanta area by Union troops: “Yankees at Lithonia and may be here today or tomorrow. Are getting things put away from them… . With sheep and cattle...
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