Private David W. Payne Camp #1633

A "Sons of Confederate Veterans" Camp at Blairsville, Georgia

Private David W. Payne Camp #1633, P.O.B. 2212, Blairsville, Union County, Ga. 30514 Contact us!

Woody Gap School in Suches
was built on the site of
Joseph. E. Brown's
boyhood home.



1821 - 1894

Joseph E. Brown of
Union County, Georgia

Brown was the first Georgia official to support public education for all children which at the time did not have popular support. He was a:

Union County School Teacher

Lawyer / Farmer

School Headmaster

State Senator

Circuit Judge

Trustee, University of Georgia

Governor, U.S.A.

Secessionist!

Governor,
C.S.A.

Political Prisoner/Pardoned

President, Atlanta Board of Education

Chief Justice, GA.

U.S. Senator


Always, "A man of the people"


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and how his story is connected to oxen,

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