Herein is a selection of online ‘primary’ resources that we’ve found useful – there are many places now where digitally scanned documents, books, newspapers and other primary resources are available. Please feel free to contact us with others that you’ve found:
Cavalry compendium; containing instructions for non-commissioned officers and privates in the cavalry service…, Congdon, James A., Philadelphia, J.B. Lippincott & co., 1864, 155 pg.
The cavalry horse and his pack, embracing the practical details of cavalry service. For the use of officers and non-commissioned officers of cavalry. By 1st Lieut. Jno. J. Boniface. Kansas City, Mo. : Hudson-Kimberly Pub. Co., 1903.