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Civil War was crucial period in Daviess County

by Wilbur Bush

Editor’s Note: The following is reprinted from the centennial edition of the Gallatin North Missourian, “Civil War was Crucial Period in Daviess County,” v. 12 N 13, 1937.

Daviess County was a hot spot during the Civil War. The people were so evenly divided on the issues involved that the situation was very tense during the four years of fratricidal strife. Good neighbors became suspicious of each

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