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March 4, 1853 Robert Toombs begins his term as Senator of Georgia
  Robert Toombs
March 7, 1853 Davis becomes Franklin Pierce's Secretary of War
  Jefferson Davis
April 8, 1853 Anna Mitchell Davenport, co-founder of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, born, Isle of Hope, Georgia
June 7, 1853 On his way to Columbus, GA, Alexander Stephens railroad car derails about a mile outside of Macon, plunging down an embankment, killing 1. Stephens is hurt but is walking within a week.
  City of Macon, Georgia
  Alexander Stephens
October 11, 1853 Casimer Pulaski monument dedicated, Savannah
  City of Savannah, Georgia
November 9, 1853 Herschel Vespasian Johnson begins term as governor of Georgia
  Governors of Georgia, 1801-1900
  Herschel V. Johnson
December 5, 1853 Catoosa County created
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Catoosa County, Georgia
December 5, 1853 Pickens County created
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Andrew Pickens
  Pickens County, Georgia
December 7, 1853 Hart County created
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Hart County, Georgia
December 15, 1853 Dougherty County created
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Dougherty County, Georgia
December 16, 1853 Kinchafoonee County created (later renamed to Webster County).
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Webster County, Georgia
December 20, 1853 Worth County created
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Worth County, Georgia
December 20, 1853 Fulton County created
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Fulton County, Georgia
December 22, 1853 Theodore Roosevelt (Sr.) marries Mittie Bulloch at Bulloch Hall in Roswell, Georgia. Their son Theodore (Jr.) would grow up to become President of the United States.
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