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This Day in Georgia Civil War History

March 24, 1863

Editorial Argued War Now for Extermination

The Macon Tri-Weekly Telegraph reprinted an editorial from a Charleston newspaper, which clearly laid out the Northern aim (in the editor’s opinion): “The purpose is to root us out, and destroy us as a people from the face of our country.”

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