Good News! The American Revolution still lives on--as place names scattered all over your road map

Kelly, C. Brian
April 2000
Military History;Apr2000, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p82
Provides information on Revolutionary War figures whose names were given to counties in Georgia. Achievements of John Paulding, United States military man; Details on the military career of Archibald Bulloch, former president of Georgia; Injuries incurred by John Stokes, former federal judge of the United States government during a battle against British troops.


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