Statistics for occurrence #1 of “General Meade” in chapter 19 of Philip Henry Sheridan, Personal Memoirs of P. H. Sheridan, General, United States Army .:
...mportance and usefulness of cavalry, General Scott then predicting that the contest would be settled by artillery, and thereafter refusing the services of regiment after regiment of mounted troops.
General Meade deemed cavalry fit for little more than guard and picket duty, and wanted to know what would protect the transportation trains and artillery reserve, cover the front of moving infantry columns, and s...
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