Thursday, January 20, 2011 - 11:33am

All this season I'm featuring the fascinating stories behind Georgia's Civil War sites. This week marks 150 years since Georgia lawmakers voted to secede from the United States. The room where they debated and voted is now in the Old Capitol Museum in Milledgeville. But not all lawmakers agreed disunion was a good idea.

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Monday, November 22, 2010 - 3:17pm

The Georgia Historical Society Monday installed a new Civil War marker in the southwest Georgia town of Quitman.

The plaque commemorates a failed slave revolt in the town near the Florida border.

Three slaves and their white ringleader named John Vickery were hanged in Brooks County in August 1864.

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All volunteers receive training, free parking and a catered meal provided by Carole Parks Catering.

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