Letters, Oct. 9, 1939

Brainy Cavalrymen


Exception is taken to the phrase "one cavalryman with brains" used in describing France's able General Weygand, in your issue of September 11.

Let TIME not forget Generals John J. Pershing, J. E. B. Stuart, and Philip Sheridan, as well as the heroic defender of Atlanta, General John Bell Hood.

LUND F. HOOD Litchfield, Calif.

¶Neither will TIME forget brainy Generals Nathan Bedford ("Git Thar Fust") Forrest, Daniel Morgan, Henry ("Light-Horse Harry") Lee, nor King Charles XII of Sweden, who rode two horses to death while reviewing a regiment.—ED.

Bright Light


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