Quotation by Rebecca Latimer Felton

The utter helplessness of a conquered people is perhaps the most tragic feature of a civil war or any other sort of war.
Rebecca Latimer Felton (1835–1930), U.S. author. Country Life in Georgia in the Days of My Youth, ch. 2 (1919).

Remembering the aftermath of the Civil War. This remark comes from Felton's synopsis of an address she gave in 1900, in Augusta, Georgia, to the Daughters of the Confederacy.
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