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In Georgia History

Jewish Immigrants Arrived in Savannah

A shipload of forty-two Jewish immigrants from Europe arrived at the new settlement of Savannah hoping to join the English colonists that had arrived five months earlier. Against Trustee policy, James Oglethorpe allowed the Jewish immigrants to land - due...
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In Their Own Words

Civil War Soldier Related Battle Charge

A Georgia soldier writing home to his wife told of an exciting battle encounter. “…About 4:00 in the evening, the enemy threw out some 300 skirmishers in a wheat field to prevent us from bringing forward some cannon. General Hill...
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