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mprecation of the vanquished.
A mere boy, I left my old Kentucky home to follow the plume of General John H. Morgan, the beau sabreur who rode far into the enemy's country, greeting the sons of the morning with a strange new flag.
In person General Morgan was notably graceful and handsome.
Six feet in height, his form was perfect, a rare combination of grace, activity and strength.
The prince of Kentucky cavaliers, Morgan was the peer of the immortals-Stuart and Hampton, Forrest and Wheeler.
Associated with him, always second in command, was Basil W. Duke, the Baron Henry of the youthful cavalrymen—the flower of old Kentucky.
Tactics and Strategetics.
While Morgan was bold in thought and action, he neglected no precaution that would insure success or avert disaster.
His rapidly formed plans, promptly and brilliantly executed, surprised his friends and confounded his foes.
He was the originator of the far-reaching raid, and the author of a system of tactics and stra