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In Georgia History

Niagara Movement Organized

Atlanta University professor and civil rights leader W.E.B. Du Bois organized the Niagara Movement, which met July 11-13 in Fort Erie, Ontario, and led to the formation of the NAACP four years later.
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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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