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This Day in Georgia Civil War History

December 21, 1861

Harper’s Weekly Claimed Secessionists in the Minority

This week’s edition of Harper’s Weekly mentioned Georgia in an editorial; it insisted that the war was being fought to preserve the Union, and argued that the number people in Georgia (and other states) who wanted to secede was actually in the minority, but they were now part of the rebellion.