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This Day in Georgia Civil War History

May 27, 1863

Editorial Hoped for Rescue of Vicksburg

The Macon Daily Telegraph reprinted an editorial from a Columbus newspaper, claiming Vicksburg would not be taken, particularly if General Nathan Bedford Forrest came to break the siege. Unfortunately for the South, he did not; Vicksburg would remain under siege for over another month.

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