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This Day in Georgia Civil War History

January 30, 1861

Athens Editorial Called for Cooperation Among Southern States

The Southern Watchman of Athens, which had argued for cooperation within the Union to address southern grievances, with secession as a last resort, now argued for cooperation amongst all Southern states - where some had claimed Georgia should be a sovereign entity.

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