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This Day in Georgia Civil War History

May 03, 1862

Harsh Words for Both Governments

The Southern Confederacy of Atlanta had some strong words for both the Confederate States and United States governments on this day. They did not care for the way the Confederate government withheld information, then referred to President Abraham Lincoln as the “Royal Ape.”

Image of Harsh Words for Both Governments Southern Confederacy
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Image of Harsh Words for Both Governments Southern Confederacy
Digital Library of Georgia
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