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Angela Marie
Angela Marie • 1 year ago

The War Horse Memorial, Virginia Historical Society , Richmond, Va. - An inscription on the granite reads: 'In memory of the one and one half million horses and mules of the Confederate and Union armies who were killed, were wounded or died from disease in the Civil War.'

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