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This Day in Georgia Civil War History

June 02, 1861

Act Outlawed Exporting Cotton from any but Southern Ports

The Southern Confederacy of Atlanta reprinted an Act passed by the Confederate Congress, outlawing any exportation of cotton from any seaport besides those in the Confederate States. This was in response to the blockade of Southern seaports.

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