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Georgia secedes from the Union...

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January 21, 1861

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 21, 1861 

* Georgia secession from the Union 
* Pre Civil War tensions escalate 

There is much reporting on the troubling situation with the Southern states and the upcoming Civil War with the most significant reporting near the bottom of the front page: "Georgia Declared Out Of The Union", "Passage of the Secession Ordinance by the State Convention" (see photos). Other front page items include: "Affairs In Alabama", "Expected Attack on Fort Pickens", "The National Troubles", "Concentration of Volunteers at Pensacola", "Georgia Declares Herself Out of the Union, but Continues all the Federal Laws in Force" and more.

Category: Pre-Civil War

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