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This Day in Georgia Civil War History

November 22, 1861

Governor Brown Letter to Georgia Senate Published

In a letter to the Georgia Senate published in the Daily Federal Union of Milledgeville, Governor Joseph E. Brown detailed what he had done personally to try and assure sufficient defenses for Georgia’s coast. This letter shows the beginnings of the conflicts Governor Brown would increasingly have with the Confederate government. The letter had been written on November 19.

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