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Georgia had nearly 1,400 thousands miles of railroad, best in The South. This system, with Atlanta as it's hub, was vital in supplying and transporting Confederate troops. Georgia's strategic location, it's railroad network, and it's ability to supply southern armies with sorely needed feed and equipment made it "The Heart of the Confederacy".


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Because we were at the southeast part of the Confederacy, with only Florida below us. Florida collected monies and gave it to Georgia to help with the war,

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