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By David E. Casto

on the request of Union basic Ulysses S. furnish, in 1864 significant common Frederick Steele stripped the dep. of Arkansas of twelve thousand men--half its strength--to help an day trip in Louisiana. And whereas the depleted infantry remained mostly in garrison, the eighth Missouri Cavalry and its opposite numbers have been ordered to patrol important Arkansas lower than horrid stipulations and guard the nation from guerrilla Rebels. The regiment spent 9 lengthy months scuffling with opposed to accomplice common Jo Shelby's efforts to raid the White River Valley at the back of Union strains whereas concurrently scuffling with to safe Arkansas' borders. subscribe to writer David Casto as he explores the eighth Missouri Volunteer Cavalry's perilous expedition into enemy territory.

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