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In Their Own Words

March 03, 1863

Garden Planting Encouraged

Civil War newspapers often called on major planters to grow wheat and corn instead of cotton. The Confederate Union of Milledgeville joined in on this day, adding a call for individuals to plant gardens for the spring. See editorial entitled “Look to the Garden.”