The Georgia Historical Quarterly

The Georgia Historical Quarterly is one of the premier state historical journals in the United States, published quarterly by the Georgia Historical Society. The Quarterly features the finest scholarly articles on Georgia history, book reviews covering all aspects of southern and Georgia history, edited primary sources, oral histories, and essays by and about contemporary history-makers.

The Georgia Historical Society has published the Quarterly continuously since 1917. Its scholarly excellence has been recognized by the governor of Georgia with a Governor’s Award in the Humanities.

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Dr. Stan Deaton Georgia Historical Society 104 W. Gaston Street Savannah GA 31401

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Volume CVI, No. 4


  • The Spirit of Atlanta: Bobby Jones, Golf, and the New South, 1919–1930 By Eric W. Steagall

Georgia History in Pictures

  • The Many Faces of William Tecumseh Sherman By W. Todd Groce
  • The History and Legacy of McPherson Barracks By Cappy Yarbrough
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  • Raising Flags, Firing Guns, and Drinking Toasts: Celebrating Holidays in Colonial Georgia by Julie Anne Sweet

Further Reading

  • Book Reviews

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Glenn McNair, Kenyon College Dr. William T. Moore Distinguished Editor of the Georgia Historical Quarterly

Book Review Editor

Bennett Parten, Georgia Southern University

Managing Editor

Stan Deaton Dr. Elaine B. Andrews Distinguished Historian, Georgia Historical Society

Brendan Crellin, Layout and Design, Georgia Historical Society

Georgia Historical Quarterly design by Left Brain Right

Board of Editors

Thomas Aiello, Valdosta State University

Lisa Denmark, Georgia Southern University

Mark Ellis, University of Strathclyde, Scotland

Andrew Frank, Florida State University

Laura McCarty, Georgia Humanities Council

Drew Swanson, Georgia Southern University

Fay Yarbrough, Rice University

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