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By James Carson

ISBN-10: 1476663297

ISBN-13: 9781476663296

 close to the top of the Civil conflict, military leader of employees Henry W. Halleck defined the sixteenth big apple Volunteer Cavalry as “cowed and dead” once they have been “cut up” by means of accomplice Colonel John Mosby’s Rangers. the subsequent April the recent Yorkers made their position in heritage whilst 26 males led by way of Lieutenant Edward P. Doherty captured and killed John Wilkes Booth.
An amalgam of 3 in part shaped regiments, the sixteenth was once laid low with early desertions, negative management and a close to mutiny as its First Battalion ready to march to northern Virginia to strengthen the outer defenses of Washington in October 1863. The regiment spent lots of the rest of the struggle chasing Mosby’s cavalry. They gained a number of tactical victories yet have been generally confounded through the accomplice guerrillas.
Drawing on own letters, diaries and memoirs via males of the sixteenth, and the memories of Mosby’s males, this deeply researched historical past presents clean viewpoint on Mosby’s exploits and the search for Booth.

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