Today, July 05...

In Georgia History

Ellis Merton Coulter Died

Ellis Merton Coulter, one of Georgia’s most noted historians, died in Athens, Georgia. Born in North Carolina in 1890, he earned his undergraduate degree in history at the University of North Carolina, followed by an M.A. and Ph.D. in history...
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In Their Own Words

Union Sympathizer on War Near Atlanta

A Union sympathizer in Atlanta only known as “Miss Abby” wrote in her diary on this day: “[Gen. Joseph E.] Johnston’s army fell back to the river last night. ‘Joe’ is something of a nocturnal traveller. His headquarters are now...
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