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This Day in Georgia Civil War History

October 07, 1862

Milledgeville Newspapers Reacted to Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation

The Southern Recorder of Milledgeville predicted a catastrophic reaction to the Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation.

The Confederate Union printed an even more strongly worded editorial concerning the Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation; insisting there could never be peace while Lincoln was president, and that abolition had been his goal all along.

Image of Milledgeville Newspapers Reacted to Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation Southern Recorder
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Image of Milledgeville Newspapers Reacted to Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation Confederate Union
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