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In Georgia History

Lemuel Penn Killed

To view video on the Lemuel Penn case, see the Digital Library of Georgia. While driving through Madison County, Georgia, Lt. Col. Lemuel Penn, a black U.S. Army Reserve officer, was killed by a shotgun blast from a passing car....
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In Their Own Words

Letter from Georgia Patriots

Meeting at Tondee’s Tavern in Savannah, a committee of Georgia’s Provincial Congress composed a letter to royal governor Sir James Wright stating that Georgia would no longer be the weak link among American colonies in opposition to Parliaments attempts to...
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