Today, October 25...

In Georgia History

King George II Died

In London, King George II - the monarch for whom Georgia was named and who signed the 1732 charter creating the colony - died. [Some sources cite the date of his death as Oct. 26.] His grandson succeeded to the...
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In Georgia Civil War History

A Promotion and A Death in One Regiment

In Georgia’s 22nd Regiment, a private was promoted to corporal, while another soldier who had been wounded and captured at Gettysburg, died in a Pennsylvania hospital on this day.
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In Their Own Words

Editorial Predicted Brutal War

The Confederate Union of Milledgeville printed a blunt editorial on the lack of hope for foreign intervention to help the South in the Civil War, and what they considered the Northern mind set - even more brutal war ending with...
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