Portrait of Confederate Colonel George Washington Scott

Portrait of Confederate Colonel George Washington Scott

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, http://floridamemory.com/items/show/10219
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  • Portrait of Confederate Colonel George Washington Scott

Image Number

  • PR11814


  • 18--?

Series Title

    Biography Note

  • Scott was the fourth child of John and Agnes Scott. He was born in Alexandria, Pennsylvania, on February 22, 1829. He died on October 3, 1903.

  • Biography Note

  • Scott moved to Quincy, Florida in 1850 and later to Tallahassee in 1852. He was head of the mercantile business George W. Scott & Company from 1852 to 1870. He married Rebekah Bucher of Pennsylvania in 1854. Scott joined the Tallahassee Guard in May 1861, mustered into the Confederate Service in Company D of the 2nd Florida Cavalry, of which he became captain. In 1863 he organized the 5th Florida Battalion, known as "Scott's Cavalry." In October 1864, Scott -- by now a Colonel -- was made commanding officer of the Middle Florida, West Florida & Southwest Georgia district.

  • Biography Note

  • Scott surrendered to Union General McCook on May 13, 1865. He moved to Savannah, Georgia in 1870, and later to Decatur in 1877.

Physical Description

  • 1 photonegative - b&w - 4 x 5 in.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

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