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In Georgia History

Thomas Glascock Born

Thomas Glascock, who would serve as a general in the War of 1812 and Seminole War, speaker of the Georgia House of Representatives, and member of the U.S. House of Representatives (1835-1839), was born in Augusta. As a member of...
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In Their Own Words

Description of Early Atlanta

William N. White, a recent graduate of Hamilton College in New York, had just arrived in Atlanta to open a school. In his journal, he wrote the following description of the rapidly growing town: “… The city now contains 2,500...
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