Union Civil War Letters: Cavalry

Union Civil War Letters: Cavalry

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.”


An Amazing Letter from Private Richard C. Johnson, Hampton Legion Cavalry – You’ve Got to See How “Hard Up” He was for Paper!


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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