By James Carson
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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