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This Day in Georgia Civil War History

March 27, 1861

Athens Editorial Praised Cornerstone Speech

The Southern Banner of Athens commented favorably upon Alexander Stephens’ Cornerstone Speech, which had been delivered to Georgia’s secession convention on March 21.

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