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Urban North--Rural South (was: Weapons)
Donald McElfresh wrote:
<<My offered opinion regarding Southern rural versus Northern urban, has
been in print many times (please don't ask me where), as well as the
Southern cavalrymen being superior (initially) to Northern cavalrymen
(Civil War not Korea...>>
To go a little off-topic here: I'm not sure what your opinion on this is, but the urban Northerner--rural Southerner dichotomy is much exaggerated in many accounts of the Civil War. The North certainly was more urbanized and industrialized than the South, but both regions were still predominantly agrarian in 1861.