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Narrow Escape

In the heat of battle, a charging cavalryman urges his mount over a split rail fence and into a barrage of hostile cannon fire. A proud member of the 1st Virginia Cavalry, he has grown accustomed to the stresses of conflict in this War Between the States. His regiment has taken part in over two hundred battles and skirmishes, including those at Bull Run, Gettysburg, Cold Harbor, and Five Forks. Great Civil War officers such as J.E.B. Stuart, “Fitz” Lee, and John Singleton Mosby have been tested and proven with this unit in these best known battles of the Civil War.