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This Day in Georgia Civil War History

July 24, 1861

Athens Newspapers on Victory at Manassas

News of the victory at Manassas had reached the Southern Banner of Athens, via a Charleston, S.C. newspaper.

The Southern Watchman, also of Athens, joined in the celebration and thanksgiving.

Image of Athens Newspapers on Victory at Manassas Southern Banner
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Image of Athens Newspapers on Victory at Manassas Southern Watchman
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