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This Day in Georgia Civil War History

January 15, 1861

Columbus Editorial on Eve of Secession Convention

On the eve of Georgia’s secession convention, the Columbus Enquirer ran an editorial entitled “The Important Position of Georgia” which showed that support for immediate secession was far from unanimous, although there was agreement in the need to have the South’s grievances addressed.

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