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Atlanta, Georgia Falls

By late August, the Union army had been within three miles of Atlanta for more than a month.  Confederate lines were stretched for 15 miles to protect the city.  At this point, General Sherman decided it was time for action.  … Continue reading

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“Bad News” from William

In this August 26, 1864, William Patterson writes his mother that he has “a little rather bad news.”  His unit has just received orders from Washington, D.C. that no more officers will be mustered out of service. He notes that half … Continue reading

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Extended Archives Hours Starting This Week

Welcome back to the first day of Fall semester, everyone! With the start of a new academic year comes the start of extended hours in the Archives. Beginning this week, we are now open on Wednesday nights until 9:00 p.m. … Continue reading

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