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This Day in Georgia Civil War History

August 18, 1863

Letter Encouraged Participation in Fasting and Prayer Day

The Confederate Union of Milledgeville printed a letter encouraging all to participate in the National Day of Fasting and Prayer on August 21, as called for by Confederate President Jefferson Davis. The letter writer thought that the South would perish without the favor of God.

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