Rush"s Lancers The Sixth Pennsylvania Cavalry in the Civil War by Eric J. Wittenberg

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  • United States - Civil War,
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Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8875871M
ISBN 101594160325
ISBN 109781594160325

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That they were accepted and admired by the Regulars, alongside. The book will be published by Combined Books of Conshohocken, Pennsylvania, and will be titled Rush’s Lancers: The Story of the Sixth Pennsylvania Cavalry. Messrs. Longacre and Wittenberg intend to give the Lancers the detailed historical treatment that their rich legacy deserves.

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Photo courtesy of U.S. Army Military History Institute, Carlisle, Pennsylvania. 70th PA Regiment Books. Rush's Lancers: The Sixth Pennsylvania Cavalry in the Civil War Rush’s Lancers traces their history from George Washington’s personal body guard during the Revolutionary War.

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There, the erstwhile Lancers set about drilling in earnest. By Christmas, the men missed home. Theodore Sage of Company B wrote home on December 24 th: “All the boys in the tent are setting around wishing that they could be in Philadelphia for a few hours but wishing will not do much.” The men did the best that they could to enjoy their.

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Last Updated on Sat, 30 May Originally uniformed and equipped like any other cavalry regiment in the army, the 6th, called Rush's Lancers after its colonel, Richard Rush, later chose to fight with a nine-foot lance made from Norwegian fir.

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Rushs Lancers and half of the First Cavalry were taken from me. I passed the infantry brigad~ went to Williams position and sought informa- tion; sent on the brigade when it arrived to Old Church, where there was then a cavalry picket.

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Of the steps taken afterward to ascertain the force of the enemy and the direction taken by him the inclosed report of General Emory will inform you.*.

1st Lieutenant John Hendricks was a member of the famous Rush’s Lancer’s (6th Penn. Cavalry) who was injured at Gettysburg, Pa during the battle there on JulyHe had first enlisted in as a corporal in this cavalry regiment, and by March of had risen to the rank of 1st lieutenant.

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I arrived there about 9 oclock. General Emory sending fr~n there Rushs Lancers in pursuit; his following him with a regiment of in- fantry and a section of Weeds battery and my marching to join these.

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I supposed he had considered himself authorized to take them, and marched over to a field in rear of my camp toward the enemy with the First Cavalry, and found near there General Emory and Colonel Rushs regiment.

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