Union Civil War Letters: Cavalry

Union Civil War Letters: Cavalry

Captured Stationery – Confederate 11 Star Flag with Annotations: “Not Long May it Wave”… “God Dam the thing”


1st D.C. Cavalry – James S. Gray of Co. K Writes from “Camp at Bermuda Hundred May 24th, 1864” – Speaking of their Henry Rifles, “The Rebs hate us like the devils, for we can play the devil upon them with our fifteen shooters.”


2nd U.S. Cav. – M.O.H. Recipient Capt. Theophilus Francis Rodenbough Writes of his Capture at Centerville – “The bullets flew around our heads thick as hail”! 



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