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d carriage, and muscular strength.
When a colt he took the first premium at the Greenbrier Fair, under the name of Jeff Davis.
General Grant also had a horse called Jeff Davis. The general changed his name to Traveler.
He often rode him in Lexington after the war, and at his funeral Traveler followed the hearse.
He was appraised by a board in August, 1864, at $4,600 in Confederate currency.
Though Lee was ready to cover his face with his mantle and die like the Athenian, it would have high felt hat. He never carried arms,
He always carried a pistol in the holster on the left of his sad-dle, because more convenient to reach when dismounted, and ammu-nition in the right holster.
This pistol always hung over his bedpost in Lexington after the war and was discharged after his death — not a barrel missing fire. was always neat in dress and person, and on the most arduous marches looked smart and clean, and, what is very pleasing to an Englishman, he rides a handsome horse, w