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In Georgia History

John Heisman Born

Legendary Georgia Tech football coach John Heisman was born in Cleveland, Ohio. See Oct. 3 entry for a brief biography.
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In Their Own Words

Civil War Soldier Wrote of Second Manassas

A Georgia soldier in Virginia wrote to his wife at home, mentioning the Second Battle of Manassas (“Pope got whipped”) and the disagreements in the North about a possible draft. “…I will send you a song I gave 20 cts...
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