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In Georgia History

William B. Hartsfield Died

Former Atlanta mayor and promoter William B. Hartsfield died; both Atlanta’s airport and Zoo Atlanta’s most famous gorilla were named in his honor. To view an image of William B. Hartsfield, see the Digital Library of Georgia.
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In Their Own Words

Civil War Soldier Described Travel Back after Furlough

A Georgia soldier on his way back to his company after a furlough wrote to his wife, telling her of his travels, the cold weather, and that his Confederate money was not worth much. “…I have bin traveling ever since...
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