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This Day in Georgia History

January 05, 1861

Harper’s Weekly Photo of Georgia Congressional Delegation

Harper’s Weekly published an issue on the secession crisis, with the Georgia’s U.S. congressional delegation on the cover.

The delegation consisted of:

Senator Robert Toombs
Senator Alfred Iverson
First District Representative Peter Love
Second District Representative Martin Crawford
Third District Representative Thomas Hardeman
Fourth District Representative Lucius J. Gartrell
Fifth District Representative John Underwood
Sixth District Representative James Jackson
Seventh District Representative Joshua Hill
Eighth District Representative John J. Jones

Image of Harper’s Weekly Photo of Georgia Congressional Delegation Georgia Congressional Delegation, Jan. 5, 1861
Image Courtesy of Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library / University of Georgia Libraries
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