Friday, June 7, 2013

Pleasonton Detached for Cavalry Reconnaissance

Sunday, June 7, 1863

Cavalry General Alfred Pleasonton was sent to Culpeper Court House with all available cavalry for a reconnaissance of the Confederate Army to determine their current position.1

1George A. Bruce, The Twentieth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry 1861 - 1865 (Cambridge, Massachusetts: The Riverside Press, 1906), 262.

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