Following the American Civil War Sesquicentennial with day by day writings of the time, currently 1863.

Col. Sharpe’s horses.

April 1, 2013

Library of Congress,Miscellaneous document sources

Col. Sharpe's horses, Falmouth, Va., April, 1863  33157u

Falmouth, Va., April, 1863

George Henry Sharpe (February 26, 1828 – January 13, 1900) was an American lawyer, soldier, secret service officer, diplomat, politician and a Member of the Board of General Appraisers.  In January 1863, Sharpe assumed the intelligence role for Hooker that Allan Pinkerton had performed for McClellan. His estimates of enemy troop strength proved to be far more accurate than that of his predecessor.

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Col Sharpes Horses products from Exit78 at

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