Georgia To Add 119 Historical Newspaper Titles in Fall 2019 Update

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The Digital Library of Georgia just announced that 119 titles will be added during the fall of 2019 to the Georgia Historic Newspapers website.  The complete announcement can be found HERE.

The announcement also discusses where the funding for each of the added titles came from. 

Here is a list of the titles:

R.J. Taylor, Jr. Foundation-funded newspaper titles:

  • Air-Line Eagle (Gainesville), 1861-1869
  • American Democrat (Macon), 1843-1844
  • American Union (Macon), 1869-1872
  • Army and Navy Herald (Macon), 1865
  • Atlanta Constitution, 1872-1886
  • Atlanta Daily Register, 1864
  • Atlanta Independent, 1872
  • Augusta Weekly Press, 1869
  • Bainbridge Argus, 1870
  • Bainbridge Weekly Sun, 1872-1874
  • Banner of the South and the Planters Journal (Augusta), 1870-1872
  • Banner of the South (Augusta), 1868-1870
  • Bee (Savannah), 1865
  • Brunswick Advocate (Brunswick), 1837-1839
  • Burkes’ Weekly for Boys and Girls (Macon), 1867-1870
  • Business Circular (Savannah), 1867
  • Calhoun Weekly Times, 1870-1874
  • Carroll County Times (Carrollton), 1872-1873, 1876-1877
  • Cartersville Express, 1867
  • Cartersville Express, 1868-1873
  • Chattooga Advertiser (Summerville), 1871-1872
  • Cherokee Georgian (Dalton), 1867
  • Christian Index & South-Western Baptist (Atlanta), 1867-1871
  • Columbus Daily Times, 1861-1864
  • Columbus Times, 1864-1865
  • Commonwealth (Atlanta), 1861-1862
  • Cuthbert Weekly Appeal (Cuthbert), 1869-1873
  • Daily Bulletin (LaGrange), 1864
  • Daily Commonwealth (Atlanta), 1863
  • Daily Constitutionalist (Augusta), 1870-1872
  • Daily Evening Mirror (Macon), 1866
  • Daily Intelligencer (Atlanta), 1861
  • Daily Loyal Georgian (Augusta), 1867
  • Daily New Era (Atlanta), 1866-1871
  • Daily Press (Augusta), 1866-1867
  • Daily Register (Augusta), 1864
  • Daily Southern Herald (Griffin), 1866
  • Daily Sun (Columbus), 1861-1865
  • Dawson Journal, 1866-1868
  • Dawson Weekly Journal, 1871-1877
  • Democrat (Columbus), 1830-1832
  • Elberton Gazette, 1866-1869
  • Evening Journal (Savannah), 1872
  • Examiner (Covington), 1866
  • Fairburn Gazette, 1871
  • Fairburn Sentinel, 1871-1872
  • Fairburn Waif, 1872
  • Freeman’s Standard (Savannah), 1868
  • Georgia Collegian (Athens), 1870-1872
  • Georgia Courier (Augusta), 1830-1833
  • Georgia Crusader (Atlanta), 1861
  • Georgia Enterprise (Covington), 1865-1873
  • Georgia Herald, 1869-1870
  • Georgia Jeffersonian and Griffin Gazette, 1842
  • Georgia Journal and Messenger (Macon), 22, 1862- 1869
  • Georgia Mirror (Florence), 1838-1839
  • Georgia Statesman (Milledgeville), 1825-1827
  • Georgia Times and State Right’s Advocate (Milledgeville), 1833-1834
  • Georgia Weekly (Greenville), 1861
  • Greensboro Herald, 1867-1875
  • Griffin Semi-Weekly Star, 1868-1872
  • Griffin Tri-Weekly Star, 1866-1868
  • Hawkinsville Dispatch, 1867-1874
  • Independent Press (Eatonton), 1854-1855
  • Jefferson News and Farmer (Louisville), 1871-1875
  • Louisville Gazette, 1861
  • Macon Daily Confederate, 1864
  • Macon Daily Journal and Messenger (Macon), 1865-1869
  • Madison Family Visitor, 1856
  • Marietta Advocate, 1863
  • McDuffie Weekly Journal (Thomson), 1872-1876
  • Methodist Advocate (Atlanta), 1869-1878
  • Middle Georgian (Griffin), 1869
  • Mirror (Florence), 1839-1840
  • Monroe Advocate, 1871
  • National Republican (Augusta), 1868
  • Pacificator (Augusta), 1864-1865
  • Palmetto Gazette, 1871-1872
  • Quitman Banner, 1866-1873
  • Republic (Macon), 1844-1845
  • Rome Tri-Weekly Commercial, 1869
  • Savannah Daily Advertiser, 1867-1872
  • Savannah Daily Herald, 1865- 1866
  • Savannah Daily Loyal Georgian, 1864
  • Southern Christian Advocate (Macon), 1866-1878
  • Southern Courant (Washington), 1845
  • Southern Cultivator (Athens), 1867-1870
  • Southern Enterprise (Thomasville), 1867
  • Southern Georgian (Bainbridge), 1866, 1869
  • Southern Herald (Griffin), 1866
  • Southern Museum (Macon), 1848-1850
  • Southern Post (Macon), 1837-1839
  • Southern Republic (Augusta), 1861
  • Southern Spy (Washington), 1834-1835
  • Southern Sun (Bainbridge), 1870-1872
  • Southern Tribune (Macon), 1850-1851
  • Southern Witness (Monroe), 1870-1871
  • Thomaston Herald, 1870-1873
  • Thomson Advertiser (Thomson), 1869-1871
  • Times and State’s Rights Advocate (Milledgeville), 1833
  • Tri-Weekly Constitutionalist (Augusta), 1867-1870
  • Tri-Weekly News and Herald (Savannah), 1867-1868
  • Tri-Weekly Sumter Republican (Americus), 1866-1867
  • Walton Casket (Monroe), 1871
  • Walton Journal (Social Circle), 1870-1871
  • Washington Gazette, 1866-1876
  • Weekly Cartersville Express, 1867
  • Weekly Catoosa Courier (Ringgold), 1872
  • Weekly Chronicle & Sentinel (Augusta), 1861-1874
  • Weekly Constitutionalist (Augusta), 1865- 1877
  • Weekly Constitutionalist (Augusta), 1867-1868
  • Weekly Independent South (Waynesboro), 1861
  • Weekly Loyal Georgian (Augusta), 1867-1868
  • Weekly Republican and Discipline (Atlanta), 1856
  • Weekly Savannah Republican, 1863
  • Weekly Southern Opinion (Atlanta), 1868
  • Weekly Sun (Columbus), 1866-1867
  • Weekly Sun (Columbus), 1868-1873
  • West Point Observer, 1867


In my opinion, the state of Georgia has done an outstanding job – not only consolidating the previous disparate sites, but also adding new titles – not an easy task.

For all of the Georgia Historic Newspapers website titles as well as links to other free Georgia historical newspaper websites, please visit Georgia Online Historical Newspapers Summary

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