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In Georgia History

Battle of Culloden Fought

About 30 miles west of Macon, a skirmish known as the Battle of Culloden was fought as a part of Wilson’s Union force, moving toward Macon, encountered the Worrill Grays near Culloden. The Grays - a company of Georgia Reserve...
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In Georgia Civil War History

Alexander Stephens Special Commissioner to Virginia

Confederate President Jefferson Davis issued the following proclamation concerning Confederate relations with newly seceded Virginia; it included sending Georgian and Confederate Vice-President Alexander Stephens to Virginia as a special commissioner. JEFFERSON DAVIS, PRESIDENT OF THE CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA, TO...
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In Their Own Words

Salzburgers Worked Hard, Surprised English

Baron Georg Philipp Friedrich von Reck was one of the leaders of the Salzburgers who emigrated to Georgia in the colonial period, and he kept a journal of their voyage and settlement. This day’s entry showed how hard they were...
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