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This Day in Georgia Civil War History

August 11, 1861

Letter from Washington, D.C. Published

The Southern Confederacy of Atlanta published a report from their correspondent in Washington D.C., which mentioned the Confederate prisoners in Washington, argued against the notion the war was being fought to preserve the Union, and vainly hoped that the war would be a short one.

Image of Letter from Washington, D.C. Published Southern Confederacy
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