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Horse Story or Tall Tale?

The September 1931 issue of The Palimpsest, a publication of the Iowa State Historical Society, includes an article by O. A. Garretson.  Entitled “A Famous  War Horse,”  it tells of soldiers from the Fouteenth Iowa Volunteer Infantry removing a horse from a Louisiana plantation to give their colonel, J. H. Newbold, whose horse had developed an eye infection.  Colonel Newbold was killed a few days later […]