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In Georgia History

Jackie Robinson Died

Cairo, Georgia-born baseball great Jackie Robinson died.
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In Georgia Civil War History

Richmond Newspaper Reprinted Items from Atlanta on War Situation

The Richmond Times Dispatch reprinted more items from Atlanta newspapers on Jefferson Davis’s visit to north Georgia, and the situation there at the time.
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In Their Own Words

Early Atlanta Rowdy

Two months before Atlanta was incorporated by the General Assembly, Atlanta schoolmaster William N. White (who was active in the movement to make the town an official city) wrote in his journal on this Sunday: “We have in Atlanta as...
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