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This Day in Georgia Civil War History

June 13, 1861

Results of Stephens’ Speech in Wilkes County

The previous day, the Southern Confederacy of Atlanta had printed a speech from Confederate Vice-President Alexander Stephens, urging planter support for the war. On this day, they printed the successful results of his speech.

Image of Results of Stephens’ Speech in Wilkes County Southern Confederacy
Digital Library of Georgia
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