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This Day in Georgia Civil War History

March 19, 1863

Resolution Expressed Confidence in Jefferson Davis

The Georgia General Assembly adopted a resolution expressing confidence in Confederate President Jefferson Davis.

Full Title: A Resolution expresive of the confidence of this General Assembly in the integrity and patriotism of President Davis. Resolved, That notwithstanding the difference of opinion entertained by members of this Legislature in reference to the wisdom and constitutionality of the recent Act of Congress suspending the privilege of the writ of Habeas Corpus, the General Assembly of Georgia hereby express our undiminished confidence in the integrity and patriotism of Jefferson Davis, Chiet Magistrate of the Confederate States. [Sidenote: Declaratory of undiminished confidence in the patriotism & integrity of President Davis.] Approval Date: Assented to 19 March, 1864.