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In Georgia History

Two New Counties Proposed

Gov. John Slaton signed joint resolutions of the General Assembly proposing constitutional amendments to create two new counties - Barrow and Bacon County. The amendments were necessary because of a constitutional limit of 145 counties, meaning any additional counties had...
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In Their Own Words

Diary Entry on Devastation Caused by Robbers

William King of Cobb County wrote in his diary that his hometown of Marietta had not escaped the Yankee wrath. I went to town and saw a few friends, heard added statements of depredations and believe but few in the...
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