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I see the long, blue line, push back the rebel pickets Far stretched o’er hill and dale; through break and thickets.
My old heart leaps
As up the steeps
Rock-crowned and flinty:
I see the dash,
And hear the crash,
Where leads the peerless Minty.
County Mayo-born Civil War Union officer Robert Horatio George Minty, who commanded a cavalry brigade in the western Federal army, is little remembered…
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