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Covington is a city in Newton County, Georgia, United States. Incorporated in 1822, Covington was named for General Leonard Covington, a United States Army hero of the War of 1812. The city grew with the advent of the railroad in 1845, and in 1864, General William Sherman's troops marched through during their March to the Sea. Although the city was looted, several antebellum homes were spared.

Covington in Southern VictoryEdit

Covington, Georgia fell to the U.S. as it prepared to invade Atlanta during the Second Great War. Armstrong Grimes participated in the brutal fight for the city at the end of 1943.

While defending Covington, Confederate conscript Jorge Rodriguez learned of his promotion to Private, First Class.

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