Remembering the War Horses

Originally known as Decoration Day, Memorial Day originated in the years following the Civil War and became an official federal holiday in 1971. Here are some of the way horses have been used in wars and conflicts. Millions upon millions have died for it. They didn't give their lives. The lives were taken. American Civil… Continue reading Remembering the War Horses

War horses: Remembering the millions who fought and died in human battles

Civil War Horse Monument.

WWI There was a real-life model for the horse in the Steven Spielberg film "War Horse." EILEEN BATTERSBY in a brilliant article for the Irish Times, writes: His name was Warrior, and he went to war in 1914 with his owner, a British general named Jack Seely. Both survived, defying even the horrors of the… Continue reading War horses: Remembering the millions who fought and died in human battles