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Robert Sengstacke Abbott (1868-1940)

Georgia native Robert Sengstacke Abbott founded, edited, and published the Chicago Defender, for decades the country's dominant African American newspaper.

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Charles B. Cluskey (ca. 1808-1871)

Charles Cluskey was an antebellum architect and a prominent designer of Greek revival–style houses and public buildings in Augusta,

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Civil War Cemeteries

Both during and after the Civil War (1861-65), Georgians faced the task of burying the Confederate and Union soldiers who died

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USS Savannah

Between the late eighteenth and mid-twentieth centuries, multiple ships belonging to the U.S. Navy were named Savannah.

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