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Galloping Thunder

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The story of this special battalion is vast and encompasses almost every campaign of the Army of Northern Virginia. From skirmishes in which a couple of rounds were fired to full-scale battles in which the guns went through hundreds of rounds, the horse artillery was engaged from the outskirts of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, to the battle at Bentonville, North Carolina. But the history of the battalion was more than just the battles it fought. The men had their own stories to tell.

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