150 years ago: Combined arms force “to disperse and destroy” enemy vicinity of Culpeper

Orders issued on this day (June 7) in 1863, from Major-General Joseph Hooker’s headquarters at Falmouth, Virginia, to Brigadier-General Alfred Pleasonton, commanding the Cavalry Corps of the Army of the Potomac: HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, Camp near Falmouth, Va., June 7, 1863. Commanding Officer Cavalry Corps: I am directed by the major-general commanding toContinue reading “150 years ago: Combined arms force “to disperse and destroy” enemy vicinity of Culpeper”