The Civil War, Day by Day

Jackson on Little Sorrel


Jackson on Little Sorrel

Yet when he first mounted the animal for a test-ride, a bonding took place. “Little Sorrel” and "Old Jack" were inseparable thereafter. The horse became his favorite mount, as well as one of the most famous horses in American military history.




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