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Galloping Thunder is as comprehensive a history as any student of the Civil War could hope for, covering both the excitement of the battlefield and the mundane, everyday workings of the battalion as it marched and camped. The author also focuses on the individual personalities of the men who made up the battalion, quoting from hundreds of letters and journals. This book ...more
Hardcover, 786 pages
Published June 1st 2002 by Stackpole Books
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I read about 1/3 of the book before I determined that I didn't need to know the detail of Stuart's Cavalry to the level that it is portrayed in this book. It would be a great research tool to have on hand if one was in pursuit of more information on the complete comings and goings of these soldiers. Well written, and thorough, using first hand accounts to trace the action.