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would answer all the ends of our drill as well as the most splendid rider in the world. He can ride up, fire off a revolver, wheel to the right about, and gallop away; or he can throw the bridle of his horse to some comrade, dismount, take a tree, and pop away like an Indian. We are told that the nature of our country is such that our cavalry cannot charge as in Europe. Tariton's Legion, then, was all a myth, we suppose. There never was such a body of troops as the Queen's Rangers, under Simcoe. --Lee's Legion was the fabrication of some crazy rebel during the revolution. Tariton did not charge Morgan at the Cowpens, and William Washington did not charge Tariton in turn. Lee did not charge Tariton in the lane in front of Guilford just before the battle, and Tariton did not charge our left wing (in the woods, too,) at that battle under cover of the smoke raised by a body of infantry who fired especially for that purpose. These are all inventions — pure inventions. The country wo