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This Day in Georgia Civil War History

August 11, 1863

Milledgeville Newspapers Published Presidential Proclamations

The Confederate Union of Milledgeville printed an address from Confederate President Jefferson Davis to the soldiers of the Confederate States, some of whom were not then with their respective armies. He was confident in ultimate victory if all eligible men would serve.

The Southern Recorder of Milledgeville printed another proclamation from Confederate President Jefferson Davis, asking that the citizens also do their part.

Image of Confederate Union
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Image of Southern Recorder
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