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This Day in Georgia Civil War History

September 16, 1862

Proclamation on Second Manassas Printed

The Southern Federal Union of Milledgeville printed a proclamation from Confederate President Jefferson Davis, praising the victory at Second Manassas, and setting aside September 18 as a Day of Prayer and Thanksgiving.

Image of Southern Federal Union
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