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This Day in Georgia Civil War History

June 05, 1861

Athens Editorial Equated U.S. Government with French Tyrants

The Southern Banner of Athens printed an editorial equating the U.S. government with the tyrants of the French Revolution, and accusing them, not the South, of being the ones who were violating the Constitution.

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