The Siege of Savannah in December, 1864, and the Confederate Operations in Georgia and the Third Military District of South Carolina During General Sherman's March from Atlanta to the Sea.

The Siege of Savannah in December, 1864, and the Confederate Operations in Georgia and the Third Military District of South Carolina During General Sherman's March from Atlanta to the Sea.

by Charles Colcock Jones Jr., J M
     
 

Charles Colcock Jones was born in Savannah, Georgia in 1831 and grew up on his parents' plantation. He enrolled in South Carolina College in 1848, but transferred to and graduated from the University of New Jersey at Princeton in 1852 and Harvard Law School in 1855. He returned to Savannah and was admitted to the bar. In 1860, he was elected mayor of Savannah, and in… See more details below

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Charles Colcock Jones was born in Savannah, Georgia in 1831 and grew up on his parents' plantation. He enrolled in South Carolina College in 1848, but transferred to and graduated from the University of New Jersey at Princeton in 1852 and Harvard Law School in 1855. He returned to Savannah and was admitted to the bar. In 1860, he was elected mayor of Savannah, and in that capacity gave an ardent speech for secession. During the Civil War, he served the Confederacy as a colonel of artillery. After the war, he moved to New York, where he practiced law. He also began writing around this time and published several books on Georgia history. He eventually returned to Georgia and settled in Augusta, where he died in 1893.

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ISBN-13:
2940013793491
Publisher:
VARIETY BOOKS
Publication date:
12/27/2011
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NOOK Book
File size:
2 MB

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