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In Georgia History

British Surrendered Savannah

British officers formally surrendered Savannah to Col. James Jackson. The last British troops and officials then boarded ships and departed for England, thus ending the fighting in the American Revolution in Georgia.
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In Their Own Words

Whitefield Complimented Salzburgers

George Whitefield noted both the material and moral success of the Salzburgers in Georgia, and hoped to duplicate one of their accomplishments in Savannah (which he ultimately did): “Tuesday, July 11. Returned this evening from Ebenezer (whither I went Yesterday)...
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