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A Short Note from William

On June 22, 1864, William Patterson wrote a short note to his mother from a camp near Marisville, Georgia.  In the letter, William reports that he has been off duty for 10 days due to a bout of “lumbago”  (Note: … Continue reading

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Remembering 9/11 with The Guardian

Most of us remember exactly where we were and what we were doing when we heard about the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. And not hearing about it was virtually impossible, as it seemed to be the topic in … Continue reading

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Founders’ Spotlight: Novice G. Fawcett

Fawcett Hall, completed in 1967, was the fourth of the original four buildings on the University Quadrangle. The building was named for Novice G. Fawcett. Novice was a lifelong “school man” who started his career as a high school teacher … Continue reading

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