June 9, 1863: Battle of Brandy Station

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The largest cavalry battle of the American Civil War, and the largest cavalry battle in American history, the battle of Brandy Station was almost an anachronism when it was fought, wiser cavalry commanders like Nathan Bedford Forrest realizing that cavalry fought much more effectively when dismounted, using their mounts only to get swiftly from point [...]

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Donald R. McClarey (1546 Posts)


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