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ld young horse, as our cavalrists do." The fact is, our cavalry have degenerated into what Marmont calls, in the same work to which the above extract is part of a note, "dragoons." Of these, thet them into cavalry, and they will then become both bad infantry and bad cavalry." So says Marmont; and we have the strongest proof in what is occurring every day in the Confederacy that he spok. Of cavalry, as such, we have none. Our whole force on horseback is mounted infantry, or, as Marmont calls it, "dragoons." It is an amphibious affair, indeed; neither cavalry nor infantry, but parn thus trained should give way upon the first symptom of a bona fide charge. How different was Marmont's idea of what cavalry ought to be when he wrote the following: "Horsemanship is everythithe cavalry force. Let every squadron have a certain number of mounted infantry, say forty, as Marmont advises in his book, which Colonel Schaller has translated expressly for the use of our army, a