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Various Union mounts.

Mounts were required by staff and regimental officers, as well as for the cavalry and mounted artillery. So great was the demand that during the second year of the war any quadruped that answered to the general specifications of a horse was seized upon. These fine animals look as if they had been obtained early in the war. The second and third show a “U. S.” brand on the shoulder.

An artillery officer's mount

A quartermaster's mount

A Union mount.


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