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In Georgia History

Spanish Attempted to Attack Fort Frederica

Three Spanish ships sailed up the Frederica River on the back side of St. Simons Island looking for a location to land troops to launch a land and river attack on Fort Frederica, which guarded the river. James Oglethorpe’s forces...
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In Their Own Words

Civil War Soldier Related Battle Charge

A Georgia soldier writing home to his wife told of an exciting battle encounter. “…About 4:00 in the evening, the enemy threw out some 300 skirmishers in a wheat field to prevent us from bringing forward some cannon. General Hill...
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