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ON THIS DAY IN UNITED STATES HISTORY

July 15, 1870

Georgia Becomes the Last Confederate State to be
Readmitted Into the Union After the Civil War

On this day in 1870, Georgia became the last former Confederate state to re-join the union, five years after the end of the Civil War.

Georgia had Seceded from the Union on January 19, 1861 and joined the Confederacy on February 4, 1861.