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This Day in Georgia Civil War History

November 08, 1861

Robert E. Lee Placed in Command of Georgia Coastal Defenses

General Robert E. Lee was placed in charge of Georgia coastal defenses as commander of the Department of South Carolina, Georgia and Florida. He would hold this command until March of 1862.