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This Day in Georgia Civil War History

October 30, 1861

Athens Newspaper on Difficulty of Paying War Tax with Blockade in Effect

The Southern Watchman of Athens printed an editorial on the war tax, which showed the effects of the Northern blockade were already being felt, although they still had confidence in a short war ending with Southern victory.

Image of Athens Newspaper on Difficulty of Paying War Tax with Blockade in Effect Southern Watchman
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