THE STONEMAN RAID

From: ONE HUNDRED YEARS WITH THE SECOND CAVALRY By Joseph I. Lambert, Major, Second Cavalry Copyright 1939 Commanding Officer, Second Cavalry, Fort Riley, Kansas Capper Printing Company, Inc. In January, 1863, General Hooker relieved General Burnside from the command of the Army of the Potomac, and the organization of grand divisions was changed to army …

BEVERLY FORD

From: ONE HUNDRED YEARS WITH THE SECOND CAVALRY By Joseph I. Lambert, Major, Second Cavalry Copyright 1939 Commanding Officer, Second Cavalry, Fort Riley, Kansas Capper Printing Company, Inc. In May, 1863, General Pleasanton relieved General Stoneman from command of the cavalry corps and Buford, Gregg, and Duffie took over as division commanders. It was charged …

THE SURPRISE

From: ONE HUNDRED YEARS WITH THE SECOND CAVALRY By Joseph I. Lambert, Major, Second Cavalry Copyright 1939 Commanding Officer, Second Cavalry, Fort Riley, Kansas Capper Printing Company, Inc. On the 8th of June, 1863, the cavalry was ordered to be saddled, and ready to move at daybreak on the 9th. It was known to the …

MIDDLEBURG

From: ONE HUNDRED YEARS WITH THE SECOND CAVALRY By Joseph I. Lambert, Major, Second Cavalry Copyright 1939 Commanding Officer, Second Cavalry, Fort Riley, Kansas Capper Printing Company, Inc. Lee's object was to invade the North from the Shenandoah Valley, protecting his right by holding the mountain passes with Stuart's cavalry and Longstreet's infantry corps. By …

GETTYSBURG

From: ONE HUNDRED YEARS WITH THE SECOND CAVALRY By Joseph I. Lambert, Major, Second Cavalry Copyright 1939 Commanding Officer, Second Cavalry, Fort Riley, Kansas Capper Printing Company, Inc. The cavalry corps during June succeeded in penetrating the enemy screen and at the same time prevented Lee from finding out what the Army of the Potomac …

BOONESBOROUGH, FALLING WATERS, MANASSAS GAP

From: ONE HUNDRED YEARS WITH THE SECOND CAVALRY By Joseph I. Lambert, Major, Second Cavalry Copyright 1939 Commanding Officer, Second Cavalry, Fort Riley, Kansas Capper Printing Company, Inc. Along with the rest of the First cavalry Division, Merritt's brigade, which included the Second Cavalry, now fell back on Boonesborough. The enemy was found advancing south …