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In Georgia History

Church Attendance Required

The Georgia General Assembly passed a law requiring church attendance and prohibiting travel (except to church and a few other exceptions) on Sundays.
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In Georgia Civil War History

Lincoln Delivered Second Inaugural Address

President Abraham Lincoln delivered his second inaugural address; it was short and to the point. He blamed the war on the institution of slavery, yet offered a very conciliatory tone for whenever the war might end. Fellow-Countrymen: At this second...
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In Their Own Words

Fanny Kemble Journal Entry on Hardships of Female Slaves

On St. Simons Island, Fanny Kemble Butler wrote of her continuing dismay at how at the conditions faced by the female slaves of her husband: “I have had an uninterrupted stream of women and children flowing in the whole morning...
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