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In Their Own Words

February 13, 1862

Bounty Offered to Encourage Civil War Enlistment

The Southern Confederacy of Atlanta published two ads on this day, each offering a $50 bounty to anyone who would enlist in two separate companies being formed - one in the southern part of the state (Savannah) and one in the northern part of the state (Dalton).

Image of Bounty Offered to Encourage Civil War Enlistment Southern Confederacy
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Image of Bounty Offered to Encourage Civil War Enlistment Southern Confederacy
Digital Library of Georgia
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