Lee's Cavalrymen: A History of the Mounted Forces of the Army of Northern Virginia, 1861-1865

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Stackpole Books, 2002 - History - 468 pages
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A companion to his previous work, Lincoln's Cavalrymen, this volume focuses on the cavalry of the Army of Northern Virginia -- its leadership, the military life of its officers and men as revealed in their diaries and letters, the development of its tactics as the war evolved, and the influence of government policies on its operational abilities. All the major players and battles are involved, including Joseph E. Johnston, P. G. T Beauregard, and J. E. B. Stuart. As evidenced in his previous books, Longacre's painstakingly thorough research will make this volume as indispensable a reference as its predecessor.

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Edward G. Longacre is the author of numerous articles and books on the Civil War, including Lincoln's Cavalrymen (0-8117-1049-1), Army of Amateurs (0-8117-0136-0), Grant's Cavalryman (0-8117-0712-1), Pickett: Leader of the Charge, and the Fletcher Pratt Prize-winning The Cavalry at Gettysburg. He currently resides in Newport News, Virginia.

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