Today, April 25...

In Georgia History

English Official Language

Gov. Zell Miller signed legislation declaring English to be the official language of Georgia.
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In Georgia Civil War History

Editorial Saw No Chance for Reconstruction

The Macon Daily Telegraph printed an editorial which, while ostensibly about the unlikelihood of England becoming involved in the war, also expressed the Southern viewpoint on slavery, the surprise among participants and observers of the military might of the two...
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In Their Own Words

Oglethorpe’s Servants and Soldiers Ran Away

This day’s entry in the journal of William Stephens showed the problem of runaway servants in colonial Georgia even extended to James Oglethorpe (the General): “…Mr. Mace, an Ensign in the Regiment at St. Simen’s, arrived, and brought me a...
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