Since the first histories of the Civil War appeared after Appomattox, the cavalry has received intermittent, uneven, and even romanticized coverage. Historian Edward G. Longacre has corrected this oversight. Lee’s Cavalrymen, not only details the organizational and operational history of the mounted arm of the Army of Northern Virginia but also examines the personal experiences of officers and men.Longacre chronicles the salient characteristics o...
By Edward G. Longacre
Paperback: 484 pages
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press; Reprint edition (February 20, 2012)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 1.1 x 9 inches
Amazon Rank: 2939634
Format: PDF Text djvu ebook
Lee’s Cavalrymen is the companion volume to Lincoln’s Cavalrymen as a study into the branch of the Army of Northern Virginia. In this text, there is the usual history of the cavalry during the war, but the study goes even farther than others do. Lo