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April 9 1862 - Brother against brother


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Brother Against Brother.—It is stated that three of the sons of Mr. William Robertson, formerly of this town, were in the late engagement at Winchester, one being on the rebel side and two on the Federal. It is stated is the Mail that the brothers recognised each other during the engagement and that in the skirmishes which succeeded it, the Confederate, whose name was William, was killed. The Mail exclaims “is not this civil war most horrible?” Certainly it is, and we presume you begin to think that it would have been better to have lived under Mr. Lincoln’s rule four years, than to have inaugurated such a war. Don’t you?



ID:
wccw064

Creator:
Herald of Freedom & Torch Light

Date:
1862-04-09

Collection Location:
Washington County Free Library

Subject:
Hagerstown (Md.), Newspapers; Maryland, History, Civil War, 1861-1865

Coverage:
Washington County (Md.), 1861-1865

 
 
Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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