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This Day in Georgia Civil War History

June 19, 1861

Benjamin Hill Speech Supporting Produce Loans

The Southern Confederacy of Atlanta printed a letter from Benjamin H. Hill, in which he offered his support and encouraged others to support the “Produce Loans,” as they were being called - having planters donate a portion of their produce in exchange for Confederate bonds.

Image of Benjamin Hill Speech Supporting Produce Loans Southern Confederacy
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