Civil War Institute
The stuffed head of Old Baldy, General George Meade’s favorite horse, can be found mounted on the wall of the Grand Army of the Republic Museum in Philadelphia. General Robert E. Lee’s horse, Traveler, received gifts and international adoration even after the war’s end, and General Ulysses S. Grant’s three war mounts, including one pony stolen from a plantation belonging to Jeff Davis’ brother, rested comfortably in fame and verdant pastures until the ends of their lives [excerpt].
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Jensen, Anika N., "Say “Neigh” to Abuse: On the Treatment of Horses and Mules in the Civil War" (2015). The Gettysburg Compiler: On the Front Lines of History. 103.