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This Day in Georgia Civil War History

June 20, 1863

Father Received Report of Son’s Death

Amidst the building invasion of the North from Virginia, and the ongoing news from the siege at Vicksburg, the Macon Daily Telegraph also printed a letter on this day, in which a Confederate commander from Kentucky had to give a Macon father some tragic news concerning his son.

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