Sunday, April 13, 2008

Lieutenant Henry B. Hidden (1839-1862)

"Killed at Sangster's station, Virginia, March 9, 1862, at the age of twenty three years, in a gallant and successful charge with 14 dragoons upon 150 rebel infantry."

The charge as depicted in Frank Leslie's The Soldier of Our Civil War (1893):

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Blogger Kurt Luther said...

It's also depicted in An Episode of the War — The Cavalry Charge of Lt. Henry B. Hidden (1875), held in the collection of the New-York Historical Society's Henry Luce III Center for the Study of American Culture.

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