Browsing named entities in The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 4: The Cavalry (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller). You can also browse the collection for Blue Sulphur Springs (West Virginia, United States) or search for Blue Sulphur Springs (West Virginia, United States) in all documents.

Your search returned 1 result in 1 document section:

t of that State, which they thought was remarkably beautiful. They purchased him and sent him as a present to my father. This horse was known as Egypt as he was raised, or at least came from southern Illinois, a district known in the State as Egypt, as the northern part was known as Canaan. General Lee's traveller The most famous of the horses in the stables of General Lee, the Confederate commander, was Traveller, an iron gray horse. He was raised in Greenbrier County, near Blue Sulphur Springs, and, as a colt, won first prize at a fair in Lewisburg, Virginia. When hostilities commenced between the North and the South, the horse, then known as Jeff Davis, was owned by Major Thomas L. Broun, who had paid $175 (in gold) for him. Lee first saw the gray in the mountains of West Virginia. He instantly became attached to him, and always called him my colt. In the spring of 1862, this horse finally became the General Alfred Pleasonton and his horse This is the horse whic