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ficiency in Stoneman's raid in April, 1863, and at Brandy Station and Warrenton. Later they accompanied Sheridan on his Richmond raid in May, 1864, in the course of which Stuart met his death, and they were still on duty with Grant at Appomattox. that difference with the mother country, further demonstrated the value of the dual armament of saber and rifle. The cavalry particularly distinguished itself in General Wayne's campaign of 1794 against the Northwestern Indians, and again under Harrison in the historic battle of Tippecanoe, November 7, 1811. At the battle of the Thames, October 5, 1813, a decisive charge made by a regiment of Kentucky cavalry against a large force of British and Indians was successful, resulting in the defeat of the enemy and death of the famous chieftain, Tecumseh. General Jackson's campaigns (1813-14) against the Creek Indians were marked by effective work on the part of the mounted volunteers. In 1833, Congress reorganized the regular cavalry by cr
there was danger of losing the led horses. The following is quoted from the graphic description of this fight by Lieutenant (afterwards Colonel U. S. V.) William H. Harrison, Second United States Cavalry: With a cheer which makes our hearts bound, the First New York Dragoons, the First United States, and the Sixth Pennsylvan Brigade, and the Reserve Brigade moved forward without opposition until the open fields near Winchester were reached. What followed is well described in Lieutenant Harrison's recollections: Everglade to CaƱon, N. Y., 1873. While awaiting in suspense our next movement the enemy's infantry was distinctly seen attempting toederate line of battle, on the left of which, resting on an old earth-work was a two-gun battery. The order was given to charge the line and get the guns. Lieutenant Harrison continues: At the sound of the bugle we took the trot, the gallop, and then the charge. As we neared their line we were welcomed by a fearful musketry