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This Day in Georgia Civil War History

October 17, 1863

Editorial Claimed South Carried on European Traditions

In an editorial concerning three foreign nations (in southern eyes) - England, France and the United States - the Daily Intelligencer of Atlanta expressed the view of many - that it was the South which carried on the true European tradition, and the Confederate States as a free nation would be the most luxurious and intellectual of all.

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