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This Day in Georgia Civil War History

August 04, 1863

Crux of Stephens Speech Published

The Southern Recorder of Milledgeville printed the crux of a speech given by native Georgian and Confederate Vice-President Alexander Stephens in North Carolina; he was encouraging regarding the war effort despite recent setbacks, and expressed full confidence in Robert E. Lee.

Image of Crux of Stephens Speech Published Southern Recorder
Digital Library of Georgia
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