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In Georgia History

William Tatum Wofford Died

Former Confederate general William Tatum Wofford died near Cass Station, Georgia. Born June 28, 1824 in Habersham County, Ga., Wofford became a lawyer, planter, politician, and newspaper editor – also fighting in the Mexican War. In June 1861, he was...
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In Their Own Words

Letter from Michigan Soldier in Georgia

Another soldier in Sherman’s forces was Capt. Henry A. Potter of the 4th Michigan Cavalry. On this day, from near Kingston, he wrote his sister: “… My health is good. We are having very warm weather at present. Our Division...
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