Aug. 11, 1869 – UGA Commencement

Date:  11 Aug., 1869

Location:  University of Georgia, Athens, Clarke Co., Georgia USA

Source:  Newspaper Southern Watchman

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Summary:

A report on the annual UGA commencement ceremony, including credit to Jerry: as Intendant of Athens, he allocated additional law enforcement resources to ensure security.

Who knew graduations at Athens could get out of hand as early as 1869?

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