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In Georgia History

Money to Obstruct Rivers Appropriated

Gov. Joseph E. Brown signed an act appropriating $45,000 to obstruct the Apalachicola, Chattahoochee, and Flint Rivers to prevent Union ships from traveling up those rivers.
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In Their Own Words

Captured Civil War Soldier Moved from Maryland to Ohio

A Georgia soldier wounded and captured in the Gettysburg campaign wrote to his father from his new prisoner of war camp in Ohio; he had just been moved there from Maryland. “…The party of officers from Point Lookout reached this...
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