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This Day in Georgia Civil War History

May 20, 1862

Editorial Claimed Disaster in England over Lack of Cotton

The Southern Recorder of Milledgeville printed an editorial, with excerpts from a British newspaper, on how the lack of Southern cotton was causing a “national disaster” and “calamity” in England, although that could not help the Southern war effort.

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