"Is there no remedy for this seeming madness?" John Scott of Pennsylvania wrote his brother George Washington Scott in January of 1861. Their world seemed to be crumbling around them as they viewed the rapidly approaching conflict between the North and South which would pit one brother against the other, a tragedy which occurred often in this most devastating of American wars.
Lucas, Marion B.
"Civil War Career of Colonel George Washington Scott,"
Florida Historical Quarterly: Vol. 58:
2, Article 3.
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