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In Georgia History

Leo Frank Trial Day 3

The third day of the Leo Frank trial proved a good one for the defense. Detective John Black, who had obtained most of the evidence against Leo Frank, seemed confused and openly admitted being “mixed-up” over portions of his testimony....
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In Georgia Civil War History

Union Soldier Wrote of Fighting in Georgia Heat

A Wisconsin soldier in Georgia wrote home to his wife, telling her of more fighting in the intense Georgia heat. “I had hardly dipped my pen in ink to dispatch a few officials yesterday, when orders to march came, and...
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In Their Own Words

Civil War Close to Home

The Civil War had become a very personal matter for Gertrude Thomas, as recorded in her journal: “The war is nearing our own door - Passengers from Macon say that it was rumoured that our forces and the Yankee Raiders...
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