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This Day in Georgia Civil War History

June 14, 1864

Mistaken Appraisal of Union Army Printed

Illustrating that the newspapers of the Civil War era often reported what they wanted to believe more so than the facts, the Southern Recorder of Milledgeville printed an appraisal of the Union army in Georgia that was far from the truth, particularly in regards to the number of troops Sherman had available.

Image of Southern Recorder
Digital Library of Georgia
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