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The Great Task Remaining Before Us$
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Paul A. Cimbala and Randall M. Miller

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780823232024

Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: March 2011

DOI: 10.5422/fso/9780823232024.001.0001

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“Objects of Humanity”: the White Poor In Civil War and Reconstruction Georgia

(p.101) 6 “Objects of Humanity”: the White Poor In Civil War and Reconstruction Georgia
The Great Task Remaining Before Us

Denise E. Wright

Fordham University Press

This chapter examines welfare in Georgia, focusing on the continuity of benevolence, albeit of a different sort. In Georgia, poor whites benefited from large aid programs originating first from the Confederate state, then from the Freedmen's Bureau, and finally from charitable associations headquartered in the North.

Keywords:   George, welfare, Civil War, benevolence, Confederate state

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