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  • Pvt. Frederick Harry Butler, (USA) (1844 - 1922)
    Married to Mary Ann Wambolt January 22, 1871. They had 10 children. Willis D (1872-1872) Elama Mara (Rutherford George Monty) Maud Melissa (George Washington Sadler) Russell S (1876-1877) Charles R...
  • Pvt. Felix Pyles, Civil War veteran (USA) (1835 - 1903)
    Served as a private in Co. M, 1st West Virginia Cavalry Military service: March 08, 1865, Enlisted for one year, was discharged July 21, 1865. Children: Martha Pyles Kelley 1857–1937 John P...
  • Walter Mick, Civil War veteran (USA) (1822 - 1863)
    Walter Mick BIRTH 10 Mar 1822 DEATH 11 Jan 1863 (aged 40) Botetourt County, Virginia, USA BURIAL Grafton National Cemetery Grafton, Taylor County, West Virginia Children William Edward Mick 1846...
  • Sgt. William Franklin Sweat, (CSA) (1839 - 1901)
    U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865Name: William F. SweatSide: ConfederateRegiment State/Origin: GeorgiaRegiment: 4th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry (Clinch's)Company: GRank In: SergeantRank Out: SergeantFil...

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"Cavalry (from the French cavalerie, cf. cheval 'horse') or horsemen are soldiers or warriors who fight mounted on horseback. Cavalry were historically the most mobile of the combat arms. An individual soldier in the cavalry is known by a number of designations such as cavalryman, horseman, dragoon, or trooper. The designation of cavalry was not usually given to any military forces that used other animals, such as camels, mules or elephants. Infantry who moved on horseback, but dismounted to fight on foot, were known in the 17th and early 18th centuries as dragoons, a class of mounted infantry which later evolved into cavalry proper while retaining their historic title." (Read more at Wikpedia).

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