New Rockford Transcript - Official Newspaper of Eddy County since 1883

Dakota Datebook: Sept. 16, 2019

 

September 16, 2019



The McClellan Saddle

Sept. 17, 2019 — The saddle issued to the 7th Cavalry – the one to which Custer belonged – was developed by General George McClellan during the period of the Civil War. His design was unique in that the saddleback was open in the center, allowing for a sort of air conditioning between horse and...



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