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The Georgia State Convention votes to repeal the act of Secession passed in its legislature on January 19, 1861

Herschel Vespasian Johnson, engraving from a Brady image, detail
The federally appointed Provisional Governor of Georgia, James Johnson, had called for a state convention and on this day the elections were held to select its delegates.  The convention met in Milledgeville three weeks later, on October 25, 1865, with the 270 elected delegates in attendance.  The convention cleared the way for the return of state rule to Georgia by passing on this day an ordinance to repeal the Georgia measures voted on January and March, 1861 which had enabled secession and its allegience to the constitution of the former Confederate States of America.  President Johnson strongly requested additionally the repudiation of all Confederate debt and this was later passed after discussion, as well.  (By John Osborne) 
Source Citation: 
"Georgia," The American Cyclopeadia and Register of Important Events of the Year 1865 ... (New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1869), 396.