...And They're Off..

Posted: 5/5/2012
Author: Laura June Davis

In honor of the Kentucky Derby, we bring you this image of Civil War era horse racing (courtesy of Frank Leslie).

While not a Stakes Race, this image is from from a St. Patrick's Day celebration held in Falmouth, VA.

 

Image Credit: Frank Leslie's The Soldier in Our Civil War (1893).

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The Bookshelf

Emilie Davis's Civil War (2014)

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Reviewed by: Tyler Sperrazza

From Vicksburg to Cedar Creek (2014)

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Author: Thomas P. McKenna

Reviewed by: Ryan Keating

The Early Morning of War (2014)

Author: Edward Longacre

Reviewed by: Thaddeus Romansky

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