James Moore, Joseph G. Vale & S. B. Barron
A notorious commander of Union cavalry and his infamous raid into the Confederacy
The subject of this book, Hugh Judson Kilpatrick, claimed the dubious distinction of being the first Union Army off..
Stanton P. Allen & Benjamin W. Crowninshield
A unique edition of a young Union cavalry trooper’s Civil War recollections
with A Short History of the Service of the 1st Massachusetts Cavalry Volunteers by Benjamin W. Crowninshield
Willard W. Glazier
Two Accounts of the American Civil War by a Union Army Officer—Three Years in the Federal Cavalry & The Capture, Prison-Pen and Escape
The recollections of a horse soldier in blue
Willard Glazier kept a detailed journal of his time as an officer in the 2nd New York Cavalry during the American Civil War, making immediate notes abou..
With the Texas Rangers Against the Indians of the South West and With the 4th Ohio Cavalry During the American Civil War
High adventure against Indian tribes and Confederate forces
Although every eyewitness account is important some, by virtue of the unusual and highly daring nature of the events described, are truly..
R. W. Surby
Grierson’s Raid & Hatch’s March During the American Civil War
The greatest Union cavalry raid of the Civil War
During the American Civil War in 1863, Union army commander, General U. S. Grant ordered Colonel Benjamin Grierson, of the 6th Illinois Cavalry, to ..
or, History of the Second Colorados—Union Volunteer Cavalry at War Against Indians & Confederate Forces, 1860-65
Union horse soldiers in the far west
Curiously for a work that is at least in part the regimental history of a cavalry unit, its author was a woman, Ellen Williams, who was not only a mere chronicl..
Wm. N. Tyler
A Sergeant of the 9th Illinois Cavalry, Union Army on Campaign and in Andersonville Prison During the American Civil War
Cavalryman, Infantryman and Prisoner of War
This personable first hand account of the American Civil War was written by William Tyler of the 9th Illinois Cavalry of the Union Army. It is an eye-wit..
Henry C. Meyer
The American Civil War from the saddle
The author of this book was just 17 years old when the shells began to fall on Fort Sumter heralding the coming storm of the American Civil War. Determined to..
J. H. Kidd
With Custer’s Michigan Cavalry Brigade in the American Civil War
Charging to glory with Custer
The Michigan Brigade—the Wolverines—was drawn from volunteer cavalry regiments of the Union Army. Comprised principally of the 1st, 5th, 6th and 7th Michigan Cavalry r..
The Humorous Exploits of a Union Cavalryman During the American Civil War
A different kind of eyewitness to war—with laughter!
The humorous military memoir is no new phenomenon. There is a rich heritage of this style of writing created by a natural tendency for men in ad..
The Experiences of a Young Officer of the 7th Iowa Cavalry on the Western Frontier During the Civil War
The US Cavalry and Indian tribes at war
The author of this book was a young officer in the Union Army—a cavalryman of the 7th Iowa Cavalry—when in 1863, after the Battle of Gettysburg, he was order..
W. L. Curry
The History of the First Regiment Ohio Volunteer Cavalry in the American Civil War
Riding into battle with the Union Cavalry
This is a rare, valuable and invaluable book in every way. Difficult to find on the antiquarian book market, it has been published by Leonaur to enable tod..
Charles D. Rhodes
Including Pope’s Army of Virginia and the Cavalry Operations in West Virginia During the American Civil War
A history of the great age of United States cavalry
Author Charles D. Rhodes has written a superbly concise and incisive book on the formation and activities of the Union Cavalry of the Army of the..