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This Day in Georgia Civil War History

September 16, 1863

Athens Newspaper Praised Cobb, Warned of Raids

The Southern Banner of Athens published two items - one praising the choice of Howell Cobb to lead the troops raised in Georgia, and the second warning people to be prepared for Yankee raids from east Tennessee.

Image of Athens Newspaper Praised Cobb, Warned of Raids Southern Banner
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