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Three years in the federal cavalry

Author: Willard W Glazier
Publisher: New York : R.H. Ferguson & Co., 1874.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Three years in the federal cavalry chronicles the author's military career in the Civil War up to the time of his capture (1861-1863). It is a true story presenting a picture of what life was like in the cavalry division in the Union Army during the war. Glazier gives an excellent account of his unit's part in Gen. Pope's campaign, the battles of Chancellorsville, Brandy Station, and Gettysburg to name a few.
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Genre/Form: History
Personal narratives
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Glazier, Willard W., 1841-1905.
Three years in the federal cavalry.
New York : R.H. Ferguson & Co., 1874
(OCoLC)810042697
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Willard W Glazier
OCLC Number: 1685337
Description: xvi, 347 pages, [8] pages of plates : portrait ; 20 cm
Contents: The war for the Union : contest begun --
Camp-life and its influences --
Preparations for active service --
The advance to the Rappahannock --
Pope's campaign in Northern Virginia --
Rebel invasion of Maryland --
McClellan succeeded by Burnside --
Organization of a Cavalry Corps --
Rebel chiefs and their raids --
Chancellorsville and Stoneman's raid --
From Yorktown to Falmouth --
Second Invasion of Maryland : Gettysburg --
Retreat of the rebels from Gettysburg --
Kilpatrick's gunboat expedition --
Capture of the author.
Responsibility: by Captain Willard Glazier.

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Three years in the federal cavalry chronicles the author's military career in the Civil War up to the time of his capture (1861-1863). It is a true story presenting a picture of what life was like in the cavalry division in the Union Army during the war. Glazier gives an excellent account of his unit's part in Gen. Pope's campaign, the battles of Chancellorsville, Brandy Station, and Gettysburg to name a few.

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