In Carlisle, Rodes' infantry enjoy a brief but comfortable respite at the U.S. Army Cavalry School

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General Rodes' division of Ewell's Second Corps was the occupation force in Carlisle, Pennsylvania.  The unit divided its camps between the grounds of Dickinson College, hosting George Doles' brigade, and the Carlisle Barracks, with the three brigades of  S.D. Ramseur, Junius Daniel, and Alfred Iverson.  Those at the barracks enjoyed billets luxurious by the standards of a marching army. It was Daniel's birthday. And Iverson occupied the same room he had been assigned when a young lieutenant at the cavalry school years before.  (By John Osborne)
Source Citation
Cooper H. Wingert, The Confederate Approach on Harrisburg: The Gettysburg Campaign's Northernmost Reaches (Charleston, SC: The History Press, 2012), 68.
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