By Douglas Holtz-Eakin
The young drop coverage to avoid higher premiums
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Who was the greatest cavalry general of the Civil War? Was it the dashing "Jeb" Stuart of Lee's army, or the hyperaggressive Nathan Bedford Forrest? Perhaps neither of the above. A Union cavalryman, Gen. Alfred Pleasonton, remarked late in life that "[Jo] Shelby was the best cavalry general of the South. Under other conditions, he would have been one of the best in the world."