Georgian Americans are citizens of the United States who are of Georgian ancestry. The precise number of Georgian Americans is unknown because during their main stage of immigration - the early 20th century - Georgians were mistakenly classified as Russian as it had only been recently that Georgia was freed from the Russian Empire. The earliest recorded Georgians are thought to have come to the United States as performers. One group came in 1890 as part of a troupe of Cossack horsemen hired by Buffalo Bill Cody and his Wild Congress of Rough Riders. The number of Georgians coming to the U.S.
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