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In Georgia History

John Forsyth Died

Lawyer and politician John Forsyth died in Washington D.C. Born in Fredericksburg, Va. in 1780, Forsyth moved to Augusta, Ga. with his family when he was five years old. Forsyth attended Princeton University, returning to Augusta to read law. He...
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In Their Own Words

Stephens Put in Charge of Militia

James Oglethorpe (the General) put William Stephens in command of the northern part of the Georgia colonial militia on this day: “…In the Evening, having observed that in Times past Disputes had frequently arisen among the Constables and other Officers,...
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