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The Civil War Mounted Arm
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  • 1st Connecticut Cavalry
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  • Chew's Battery of Horse Artillery.

    THIS SITE OFFERS TWO WAYS TO VIEW THE HISTORY OF THE MOUNTED ARM

  • The SHORT VISIT (use the side bar on this page) includes generic information on mounted regiments and persons whose service was primarily on horseback during the Civil War.
  • Inside the site the COMPLETE VISIT includes photographs of reenactments, original drawings, paintings, period photographs, and images of artifacts from the period.
  • Detailed regimental histories for the three host units.
  • A well-researched article by a professional historian on a unique figure from the mounted arm on the VIP page.
  • Two pages with photo's devoted to the Billinghurst-Requa Volley gun and the Mountain Howitzer.
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