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History of the Seventh Indiana Cavalry Volunteers

By b. 1840 Thomas Sydenham Cogley


Cogley discusses the many expeditions, campaigns, raids, marches, and battles in which the Seventh Indiana Cavalry Volunteers participated during the Civil War. He includes biographical sketches of Brevet Major General John P.C. Shanks, and Brevet Brigandier General Thoms M. Browne as well as other officers of the regiment. He also provides an account of the burning of the steamer Sultana on the Mississippi River and the capture, trial, conviction, and execution of Dick Davis, the Confederate guerrilla.1860s (1860-1869)600ppiCivil War Military FrontDC046This Civil War Military Front collection was funded by LSTA

Topics: United States. Army. Indiana Cavalry Regiment, 7th (1863-1866)--History; Sultana (Steamboat); United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Regimental histories; Shanks, John P. C. (John Peter Cleaver), 1826-1901; Davis, Dick, 1838-1864
Year: 1876
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