Statistics for occurrence #1 of “New York State” in chapter 1 of The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 4: The Cavalry:
...experience in escort duty (December 10, 1862):
Please remember that my company had been mustered into the service only about six weeks before, and had received horses less than a
It was New York State that furnished the first volunteer cavalry regiment to the Union--Autumn, 1861.
The fleet horsemen of the Confederacy soon taught the North the need of improving that arm of the service.
But it r...
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