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The cavalry at Appomattox

a tactical study of mounted operations during the Civil War"s climactic campaign, March 27-April 9 1865

by Edward G. Longacre

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Published by Stackpole Books in Mechanicsburg, PA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Virginia,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States. Army. Cavalry -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.,
    • Confederate States of America. Army. Cavalry -- History.,
    • United States. Army. Cavalry -- Drill and tactics -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Confederate States of America. Army. Cavalry -- Drill and tactics.,
    • Appomattox Campaign, 1865.,
    • Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Cavalry operations.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Cavalry operations.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 226-259) and index.

      StatementEdward G. Longacre.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE477.67 .L66 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 272 p., [16] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages272
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3578008M
      ISBN 100811700518
      LC Control Number2002155313

        Right from the start, as the regiment is mustered into service in Burlington, Vermont one gets pulled into the daily life of the First Vermont Cavalry: moving through the war's ups and downs, following the lives of its troopers, officers, and horses all the way to to the final shots of the war ending at Appomattox Court ://   The cavalry was part of the Army of Northern Virginia which served under J.E.B. Stuart and Colonel Thomas H. Owen. After Gettysburg, he served under George Pickett. At the end of the war, Johnston was taken as a prisoner and sought amnesty by signing the loyalty oath “not to take part in hostilities against the Government of the United States.”

      Elevated to lead the Third Cavalry Division, Custer played a major role at Tom’s Brook and, later, at Appomattox, which ultimately led to the surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia. Historian Daniel T. Davis, a long-time student of George Custer, has spent countless hours walking and studying the battlefields where Custer fought in North Carolina at Appomattox "From the 95th volume of the 'Rebellion Records,' recently published. I take the following synopsis of the North Carolina commands from the Appomattox parole list, showing the North Carolina brigades at the surrender, with the commanding officers and strength of ://?story_fbid.

      Stephen Z. Starr died in early , shortly after completing work on this third volume of his history of the Union cavalry. The other books in the trilogy are The Union Cavalry in the Civil War, Volume I: From Fort Sumter to Gettysburg and The Union Cavalry in the Civil War, Volume II: The War in the East: From Gettysburg to Appomattox. show more Perhaps as much as one-third of the Army of Northern Virginia did not surrender at Appomattox. Some of the approximat men absent from the surrender had dropped out of the ranks during


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()   Appomattox was a great event and a memorable and fitting tribute to the momentous occasion it was years ago. I was humbled to be your Captain on that field and thank you for your support. Very Resp'y, Yr Obt Svt, Scott Womack Captain, Commanding 2nd U.S. Cavalry Company A/9th Virginia Cavalry Company D.

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Union cavalry under Brig. Gen. George A. Custer April 9:General Robert E. Lee surrendered the Army of Northern Virginia to GeneralUlysses S. Grant at Appomattox Courthouse, Virginia on this day in ,signaling the end of the American Civil eyewitness records of theevent include the diary of William G.

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