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This Day in Georgia Civil War History

March 18, 1862

Milledgeville Newspapers Urged Growing of Food

The Southern Federal Union of Milledgeville called on all Georgia farmers to plant corn - and a lot of it - and to keep doing it - it was that vital to the war effort.

The Southern Recorder of Milledgeville printed a letter from an Augusta newspaper which continued the theme of growing food in more detail.

Image of Milledgeville Newspapers Urged Growing of Food Southern Federal Union
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Image of Milledgeville Newspapers Urged Growing of Food Southern Recorder
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