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This Day in Georgia Civil War History

August 12, 1863

Trying to Collect Socks! Socks! Socks!

The Southern Banner of Athens printed an item showing someone trying to collect a vital item for Georgia soldiers in the upcoming winter - socks.

Socks! Socks! Socks! Wanted for Georgia Soldiers before Winter: 5,000 pairs Cotton and Wool Socks. Go to knitting. I will pay for best cotton socks 85 cents. Best wool socks, $1.25.–For the Georgia Relief & Hospital Association, by whom the socks are given, free of cost to Georgia soldiers. Aug. 12 I. M. Kenney.