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In Georgia History

Jewish Immigrants Arrived in Savannah

A shipload of forty-two Jewish immigrants from Europe arrived at the new settlement of Savannah hoping to join the English colonists that had arrived five months earlier. Against Trustee policy, James Oglethorpe allowed the Jewish immigrants to land - due...
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In Their Own Words

Diary Entry on Union Soldiers Punished for Depredations

William King wrote in his diary of some Union solders caught and punished for committing “depredations.” This morning a Brigade of Cavalry under Gen. McCook, Com’d, with a supply train encamped here, past from the front towards Lost Mountain. Yesterday...
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