Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Recalling sorrowful incident at Ebenezer Creek

Dec. 9, 1864 - a mere 12 days before Gen. William T. Sherman's Union troops captured Savannah - was commemorated Tuesday by the Georgia Historical Society as officials dedicated a new historical marker about a mile south of the site where they believe hundreds of fugitive slaves drowned after the bridge Union troops used to cross the creek was destroyed. • Article

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