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This Day in Georgia Civil War History

October 03, 1862

Foreign Editorial Mentioned Georgia

The Richmond Times Dispatch reprinted a foreign editorial condemning the war; mentioned Georgia.

…Over fair Virginian plantations, and homesteads in old Kentucky, by the rivers of Tennessee, on the prairies of Missouri and Arkansas, among the eases and rice-fields of Louisiana Georgia, red handed war strides triumphant. –What have all these people done that they should be so directly visited? The cause of this war is a thinners, a fatal infatuation. Let us not be content with muttering this to ourselves; let us tell the Americans what we think of it, and cry - hold! while something yet remains for Americans to fight about….

See link above for full article.