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To find a cavalry battlefield… on the back roads of Frederick County, pt 3

November 15, 2014 by

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Alright… so where is the portion of the battlefield, of November 12, 1864, where the 7th Virginia saw their heaviest fighting of the day? As I mentioned yesterday… after coming to the aid of the 11th Virginia Cavalry, on the south bank of Cedar Creek, the 7th and the 12th moved to Middle Road to […]

Tangents, and looking for intersections, Part 2

June 26, 2011 by

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So, about that Jessie Scout that I’ve been mentioning… First, Jessie Scouts were known to be of great value to the Union cavalry, but… often it was because they wore gray… not blue. According to this site, The concept involving the use of enlisted Union soldiers as scouts, in enemy uniform, collecting information while operating […]