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In Georgia History

Secession Resolution Adopted

At Georgia’s secession convention at the state capitol in Milledgeville, former state supreme court justice Eugenius Nisbet introduced a resolution calling for Georgia’s secession from the Union and cooperating with the other seceded states to form a “Southern Confederacy.” Nisbet...
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In Their Own Words

Special Birth Recorded

John Girardeau Legare of Darien, Georgia recorded a special event in his journal: “…My first grand child, Charlotte Legare Britt, was born about 5 o’clock this evening.” Source: Buddy Sullivan, ed. The Darien Journal of John Girardeau Legare, Ricegrower, The...
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