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s taken at Brandy Station in February, 1864.
The regiment at this time was attached to the Reserve Brigade under General Wesley Merritt.
The troopers took part in the first battle of Bull Run, were at the siege of Yorktown, fought at Gaines' Mill and Beverly Ford, served under Merritt on the right at Gettysburg, and did their duty at Yellow Tavern, Trevilian Station, and in the Shenandoah Valley under Sheridan; and they were present at Appomattox. condition.
The most brilliant exploit was thousands destined to ride under the war-guidons of Sheridan, Stuart, Buford, Pleasonton, Fitzhugh Lee, Stanley, Wilson, Merritt, Gregg, and others — all graduates of the service school of the Plains.
At the outbreak of the Civil War, the militarQuartermaster's Department.
Stables for six thousand horses
Giesboro, D. C.--one of the busiest spots of the war Merritt and Farnsworth menaced the Confederate left and, according to General Law,
Battles and leaders of the Civil War.