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February 28, 1874 City limits of Atlanta expanded to 1.5 miles from the Zero Mile Post
March 14, 1874 Henry Grady publishes an editorial titled The New South in the old Atlanta Herald. In it he calls for creation of a regional economy based on an industrialized South. He later turned these concepts into a stump speech.
  Henry Woodfin Grady
March 23, 1874 "Fiddlin'" John Carson born on a farm north of Smyrna (Cobb County), Georgia. Sometimes given as March 23, 1868 in Blue Ridge (Fannin County) Georgia. Carson probably created this erroneous birthdate and birthplace himself to appear older and appeal to the displaced Appalachian farmers who made up his core audience
  Fannin County, Georgia
  Fiddlin' John Carson
April 26, 1874 Oakland Cemetery dedicates a four-story granite structure commemorating "Our Confederate Dead"
  Oakland Cemetery
September 14, 1874 New Orleans Riot, suppressed by James Longstreet
  James Longstreet
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