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Civil War skirmishes next topic at historical society meeting

Next in the Pickens Historical Society speaker series will be author and historian Gerald Flinchum discussing the civil war in North Cobb and South Cherokee Counties. Flinchum’s latest book Crossroads, Creeks and Clashes: Civil War Skirmishes in CHerokee and North Cobb Counties 1864 was published last year.
The talk will be will be Wednesday, June 26th. at Pendley Creek Brewery on Jasper’s Main Street beginning at 7p.m.
In 2008 Flinchum’s research showed these so called “minor skirmishes” were anything but minor for area residents.
Civilians were caught in the middle of the skirmishes, the looting going on for both sides of the war which spread into North Georgia.

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