The 6th United States Cavalry in the Civil War: A History and Roster

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This is the first scholarly history of the only regular army cavalry regiment raised during the Civil War. Unlike volunteer regiments raised by individual states, the regular regiments drew soldiers from across the country. Although actively recruited in four states, by war's end 2,130 men and at least one woman from 29 states and 14 countries served in the 6th U.S. Cavalry. The regiment's initial cast of officers included two grandsons of a former president, a cousin of Confederate President Jefferson Davis, two cousins of ...

The 6th United States Cavalry in the Civil War: A History and Roster 2013, McFarland & Company, Jefferson

ISBN-13: 9780786468355

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