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Unsung hero : The story of the horse in the Civil War

Author: Kent Masterson Brown; Douglas High; Witnessing History (Firm),; TMW Media Group,
Publisher: Venice, CA : TMW Media Group, [2013?]
Series: Civil War documentary series.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents the story of the millions of horses (and mules) that were used in all branches of both armies during the Civil War. It discusses how the horses were procured and trained for field use, how they were fed and maintained, and the toll taken on them due to service in the field. Millions of horses were utilized by the armies in all theaters of war. In large armies, anywhere from forty to sixty thousand horses  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Instructional films
War films
Documentary films
Historical films
Nonfiction films
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Kent Masterson Brown; Douglas High; Witnessing History (Firm),; TMW Media Group,
OCLC Number: 857307022
Notes: Title from container.
Description: 1 videodisc (56 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Series Title: Civil War documentary series.
Other Titles: Story of the horse in the Civil War
Responsibility: written and hosted by Kent Masterson Brown ; produced by Witnessing History, LLC ; directed by Douglas High.

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Presents the story of the millions of horses (and mules) that were used in all branches of both armies during the Civil War. It discusses how the horses were procured and trained for field use, how they were fed and maintained, and the toll taken on them due to service in the field. Millions of horses were utilized by the armies in all theaters of war. In large armies, anywhere from forty to sixty thousand horses were used in the infantry, cavalry, artillery and quartermaster services.

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