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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

Colorful Encounter on March to the Sea

Little seems to have transpired on this day during Sherman’s March to the Sea. From somewhere south of Louisville, Sherman’s secretary, Henry Hitchcock, wrote in his diary: “Fifteenth day out, in camp on east bank of Ogeechee River at Burton,...
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