Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Civil War Oddities #116

In January 1864, Lt. A. L. Cady of the Twenty-fourth New York Battery was praised in newspaper throughout the north. In the Tyrrel Country, North Carolina, he led a raid that resulted in the capture of five guerrillas and two Confederate officers. More important, in the opinion of the newspaper editors, “he returned to camp with one thousand sheep.