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Charlotte Cavalry. [from the Richmond, Va., Dispatch, May 27, 1900 ] A brief history of the gallant command. Its Record a splendid one From its organization to the end of the war. In the charging Squadron. With roll added. The following sketch of the Charlotte Cavalry has been offered for file in the Charlotte county court, together with the roll of the company: The Charlotte Cavalry left Charlotte Courthouse, Virginia, May 16, 1861, having been called into service b
t of ground was contested, and every possible hindrance imposed in the enemy's advance.
We made charge after charge, and had many skirmishes.
At Buchanan, so closely was the rear guard pursued that some of it could not cross the bridge over James river before we set it afire, and had to swim the river.
Hunter and Crook were thus delayed by McCausland until General Early could be sent to save Lynchburg.
As a reward for the gallant conduct of this squadron in that march a month's furlough wa