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This Day in Georgia Civil War History

October 11, 1863

Atlanta Newspaper Editorial on Impressment

The Daily Intelligencer of Atlanta printed an editorial on impressment - the forcible seizure of supplies by the government and military. While they acknowledged this practice was sometime necessary in warfare, they argued they it should be done fairly, and with reasonable compensation.

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