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  • Madison: Only an hour's drive east of Atlanta stands today's version of what antebellum travelers called "the wealthiest and most aristocratic village between Charleston and New Orleans." General Sherman was an acquaintance of a local U.S. senator from here and, for old times' sake, agreed not to burn down the town. Its oak-lined streets and historic homes still stand.
  • Savannah: Because General Sherman was talked out of burning it, he gave Savannah to President Lincoln as a Christmas present instead. No city in all the South has Savannah's peculiar charm. Its very name suggests Spanish moss, hoop skirts, mint juleps on the veranda, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, and lovely antebellum architecture.
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