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  •  Kingston, a TRUE JOE BROWN Georgian (0+ / 0-)

    Remember (and I've mentioned it several times and will continue to bring it up until every American knows the name and the story) Governor Joseph Brown of Georgia. He was so avid about states rites (sic) that he demanded that no Georgia troops go to Robert E. Lee's army in the Civil War. He was so high on "sovereignty" that he would not allow a Georgian to be commanded by a foreigner from another state.

    Instead, he kept all his troops at home, swinging pikes against cannons, under the command of his political donors and friends. After Sherman slipped Hood, he had a waltz through Georgia, because the troops he faced were unequipped, untrained, and un-led.

    Jack Kingston, a frat boy from UGA, is a true son of Joe Brown, although I doubt he took classes in Joe Brown Hall at UGA (the Music Dept. now).

    Everyone is innocent of some crime.

    by The Geogre on Tue Apr 16, 2013 at 02:47:19 PM PDT

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