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Union Cavalry

The Equipment, Business and Agony of War

The Civil War killed some men, made others great, ruined families, created fortunes, called up grief and joy and forged memories that define our nation.

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The Universe of Battle: Life in the Caves of Vicksburg

Human life is reduced to survival won on a day-to-day basis.

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Grierson’s Raid

To divert attention from Grant’s crossing of the Mississippi, Union cavalry under Colonel Benjamin Grierson run roughshod over large areas of Tennessee, Mississippi and Louisiana.

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