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Cleborne Fan wrote:

"I have read about at least a few generals who died in obscurity and poverty and at least one who killed himself not long after the war. Of course, many different reasons could contribute to such behavior, but Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome could lead to such behavior extremes too."

In writing about General Pickett, in Damage Them All You Can, George Walsh stated,  "He now led the brigade of the 52-year-old Philip St. George Cocke who, broken by the bloodshed he had seen, had taken his life the day after Christmas."

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