aders has been very striking; such men as, in the South, the God-inspired Stuart, and later the redoubtable Fitzhugh Lee, and on the Northern side, Sheridan and Pleasonton.
For a long time after our Civil War, except as to its political or commercial bearing, that conflict attracted but little attention abroad.
A great German ll tended to temper and sharpen the blades that were to point the path of glory to 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 militar been made up by the consolidation of several incomplete organizations.
Had the troopers arrived a few days earlier they probably would have been brigaded with Pleasonton's cavalry.
A week after Gettysburg they were back in New York quelling the draft riots.
Thereafter they spent their time guarding Washington, when this photog