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is a joint collaboration of the Georgia Historical Society & Georgia Public Broadcasting.

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August 22, 1864

Slave Insurrection in Quitman

Georgians, like all Americans, were deeply divided by the Civil War. On August 22, 1864, four men were executed in Brooks County for conspiring to plot a slave ...