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Bear Flag and Bay State in the Civil War: The Californians of the Second Massachusetts Cavalry

by Parson, Thomas E.
Publisher: McFarland & Company
Retail Price: $42.50
Issue: Spring 2002
ISBN: 0786411228

The Second Massachusetts Cavalry included the only organized group from California to fight in the east during the Civil War, most notably in Sheridan's Army of the Shenandoah. An examination of how the men of California and Massachusetts viewed themselves as a unit is also presented.

review of Bear Flag and Bay State in the Civil War: The Californians of the Second Massachusetts Cavalry, by Parson, Thomas E., Civil War Book Review, (Spring 2002).