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    Quote Originally Posted by Bl1zzt3r View Post
    Historically troopers within a platoon were placed in a squad of 4 men, each man having been numbered 1 - 4 and this would dictate the place within the formation they would be. When it came to battle upon the command of dismounting for battle the number 4's would remain behind the skirmish line with the horses (note there would also be a platoon mounted with sabers drawn acting as a reserve or support unit should they be required.) When it comes to our drill we do the same keep troopers who are numbered 4 behind the line remaining with the "Horses" (officers)
    That’s very impressive! I may reach out to you in the future as we build and see if we can set up a joint drill to share ideas if that’s okay.
    https://www.warofrightsforum.com/showthread.php?6728-1st-Virginia-Cavalry-quot-Shepherdstown-Troop-quot-Co-F&p=104901&viewfull=1#post104901

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shiloh View Post
    That’s very impressive! I may reach out to you in the future as we build and see if we can set up a joint drill to share ideas if that’s okay.
    Would be a pleasure.
    Jordan N. Johnson
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