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Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Raid of August 1863. Pt. V: More on Onderdonk


More on the 1st New York Mounted Rifles, also known as the 4th Provisional Regiment New York Volunteer Cavalry.

Onderdonk and his men had just returned from raiding north-eastern North Carolina earlier in the month. Here's an account of there activities from Elizabeth City, North Carolina and the Civil War: A History of Battle and Occupation by Alex Christopher Meekins
We can probably assume that the unit's behavior was no different on the Pamunkey than it had been on the Chowan.

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