Today, October 08...

In Georgia History

Jim Williams Sentenced to Life

Jim Williams, again convicted of murder in his re-trial, was sentenced to life in prison for the killing of Danny Hansford in the case that was dramatized in the book and movie Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil.
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In Their Own Words

Civil War Soldier Ready to March and Fight

A Georgia soldier in Virginia wrote home to his wife, telling her of his regiment’s readiness to march and anticipating a battle. There would be some significant skirmishing in Virginia this month, but the next major battle would not take...
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