Heartland of the Confederacy
Civil War in Georgia
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Civil War in Georgia
"Family History Preserved"
University of Georgia archivisit Linda Aaron, with Mary Johnson and Sindney Fortson have preserved more than 100 Civil War letters that were donated by Johnson and Fortson.

Leaders Life Legacy

Henry Grady

Henry GradyHenry W. Grady was born in Athens, Georgia in 1850. The son of Captain W.S. Grady, who commanded the Highland Guards, Henry often accompanied his father during the recruiting of this company. After the war, Henry attended the University of Georgia and became a famous Southern journalist and orator. He became a leading voice in trying to reunify the nation after the war with his speeches on "The New South."

Grady's second home in Athens, Georgia called the Taylor-Grady House is located at 640 Prince Avenue and is operated by the Junior league of Athens.

Henry Grady Home - Taylor Grady House