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In Georgia History

Billy Carter Commented on Campaign

As Jimmy Carter and President Gerald Ford campaigned in New York the day before their final debate. Carter’s brother, Billy, gave his lighthearted views of the campaign to an Albany, Georgia audience. On his brother Jimmy’s drinking habits, Billy said,...
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In Georgia Civil War History

Jefferson Davis Message on Incompetent Army Officers Published

It is generally acknowledged that the South had better military leadership early in the Civil War. But this did not mean all Southern officers excelled, or were even competent, as evidenced by a message from Confederate President Jefferson Davis reprinted...
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In Their Own Words

Union Soldier Decribed Foraging and Raids

From the Chattahoochee River, Col. Fredrick Winkler of the 26th Wisconsin Infantry wrote his wife from Atlanta: “I am glad to be back again in my own tent. My regiment was not here when I arrived; it went out on...
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