Their Horses Climbed Trees

Their Horses Climbed Trees

A Chronicle of the California 100 and Battalion in the Civil War From San Francisco to Appomattox

Book - 2001
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The little known story of the five hundred volunteers from California known as the "California Hundred and Battalion." This is not a narrative or reworded history, the words are from those who were there. Gain new insights into California's involvement in the Civil War.

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Father and son Civil War re-enactors, members of the recreated CAL 100 & Battalion, draw upon newspaper accounts and other primary sources to present a largely in their own words chronicle of the little-known story of a troop of 500 California volunteers who fought as part of the Second Massachusetts Volunteer Cavalry Regiment. Included are officers' photos, obituaries, pension testimonies, company rosters, and a partial cemetery directory. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Atglen, PA : Schiffer Pub., c2001
ISBN: 9780764313912
Characteristics: 480 p. : ill, maps ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Rogers, Keith 1956-

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