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In Georgia History

Braves Traded for Michael Bourne

The Atlanta Braves traded center fielder Jordan Schafer and three minor league prospects to the Houston Astros for center fielder Michael Bourn. Bourn was a two time gold glove center fielder who was batting over .300 and led the league...
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In Georgia Civil War History

Athens Newspaper Printed Tribute to Bartow

The Southern Watchman of Athens printed a tribute to Francis Bartow.
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In Their Own Words

Military Setbacks Noted in Journal

Gertrude Thomas noted the recent military setbacks of the Confederacy, but still maintained a positive attitude: “… Our gallantly besieged Vicksburgh [sic] has capitulated - Our invading army of the Potomac have returned [after Gettysburg]. [Confederate cavalryman] Morgan has not...
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