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's Personal Memoirs, I, 354-355 For the almost annihilated condition of the Confederate cavalry at last, see Sheridan's Memoirs, I, 453-455. The latter were often mounted infantry without sabres. (De Leon's Four Years in Rebel Capitals, p. 97.) General Sheridan thinks the American use of cavalry more highly developed and efficient than the German. (Personal Memoirs, II. 450.) For special references to 1st Mass. Cavalry, see Personal Memoirs, I, 350, 364, 374, 376, 406. For his opinion of Lowell, see I, 478, 489, 497; II, 26. while not at all confined to the Massachusetts regiments, yet found in them some of its best illustrations, and certainly some of its best commanders. This was due largely to the high standard set by Col. Robert Williams of the 1st Cavalry and to the distinguished qualities of Col. C. R. Lowell of the 2d Cavalry, of whom much has been elsewhere said. Colonel Williams brought upon himself some criticism by his severe winnowing of the original list of his line