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This Day in Georgia Civil War History

October 02, 1861

Athens Newspaper Defended Alexander Stephens

Some newspaper editors outside Georgia did not approve of Alexander Stephens as the choice for Confederate Vice-President, because he had opposed secession. On this day, the Southern Watchman of Athens offered a rebuttal to that opinion.

Image of Athens Newspaper Defended Alexander Stephens Southern Watchman
Digital Library of Georgia
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