Southern traditions exist in Georgia towns. But why do Confederate traditions, signage, and memorials still stand? An in-depth look at a Confederate cemetery.
The brutal lynching of southeast Georgia Republican S.S. Mincey retold as printed in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution in March 16, 1997 by staff writer Peter Scott.
The Library of Congress acquires and publishes online a rare 1831 autobiography by Omar Ibn Said, an educated African Muslim captured and enslaved in America.
The first U.S. Census took place in 1790. For nearly the first 100 years U.S. Marshals performed the task of counting inhabitants in their districts & territory.
General Sherman issued Special Field Order No. 15. It called for distribution of southern lands to former slaves. The order was revoked by Andrew Johnson.
Georgia's antebellum newspapers (pre-1861) have been digitized by the Digital Library of Georgia with a $14,495 grant from the R.J. Taylor, Jr. Foundation.
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