September 29 This day during the American Civil War

September 29, 1862 – near New Haven, Kentucky – On September 29, the 3rd Georgia Cavalry, commanded by Col. Martin J. Crawford, was travelling near New Haven. As they arrived their, they were surprised by a larger Union force that was waiting for them. The entire cavalry unit was captured by the Federals.Crawford had his pay and rank suspended for 3 months for allowing his unit to be captured.

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