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In Georgia History

Georgia Delegates to Second Continental Congress Elected

Georgia’s Commons House of Assembly elected Noble Wimberly Jones, Archibald Bulloch, and John Houstoun as delegates to the Second Continental Congress.
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In Their Own Words

Augusta Arsenal Ordered to Surrender

At the direction of Gov. Joseph E. Brown, his aide-de-camp Col. Henry R. Jackson wrote Capt. Arnold Elzey, U.S. commander of the Augusta Arsenal, demanding him to surrender the facility: “SIR: I am instructed by his excellency Governor Brown to...
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