Other than, of course, the claims of loyalists filed with the Southern Claims Commission which were resolved long ago, the claims of other civilians in the South whose property was taken or otherwise destroyed during the War Between the States have met with little favor in Congress. The Atlanta Constitution reports that, given the favorable action of the House on part of the omnibus war claims bill, it appears that various Georgia claims, mostly of churches, will finally be paid.
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