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This Day in Georgia Civil War History

July 19, 1861

Robert Toombs Resigned as Secretary of State

Robert Toombs resigned as Confederate Secretary of State; he had hoped to be the Confederate President, and was a vocal critic of the Confederate government. He resigned to lead a Georgia military brigade in Virginia.