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Published: Nov 1 1994
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A professor of history at Valdosta State University, David Williams received his Ph.D. in history from Auburn University in 1988. The author of numerous articles on Georgia history, the Old South, Appalachia, and the Civil War, Williams is the author of Rich Man's War: Class, Caste, and Confederate Defeat in the Lower Chattahoochee Valley and Johnny Reb's War: Battlefield and Homefront and the coauthor of Gold Fever: America's First Gold Rush and Plain Folk in a Rich Man's War: Class and Dissent in Confederate Georgia. He lives in Valdosta, Georgia.
"The Georgia Gold Rush does bring together in a single, very readable narrative the secondary and printed primary materials on this subject, with important emphasis on Native Americans and other overlooked aspects of this story."—Georgia Historical Quarterly
"This book will serve as the standard reference on the subject."—North Carolina Historical Review
"Concise, well written, built on a mountain of primary sources."—Atlanta History
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