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In Georgia History

Clayton County Created

Gov. Joseph E. Brown signed legislation creating Clayton County as Georgia’s 127th county. Created from portions of Fayette and Henry counties, the new county was named for former congressman and judge Augustin Clayton.
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In Their Own Words

Captured Civil War Soldier Received Letter from Wife

A Georgia soldier who had been wounded and captured in the Gettysburg campaign received a letter from his wife, who was very happy to hear he was alive. “…For the first time in five months am I permitted to pen...
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