Hell, the Army chose TAMPA as its port of embarkation. You know it's bad when they did that
Sanitation is important, people
Also, drink G&Ts and you don't get malaria. Much. Lessons learned.
You got Joe Wheeler, Fitzhugh Lee (R.E.L.'s nephew), Matthew Butler, and Thomas Rosser.
So he was naturally elected to Congress from Alabama after the war.
But then you've got Matthew Butler. This asshole. As a post-war attorney, he tried to get an all-black militia company in SC to turn over their weapons
No white men were ever charged for these murders
Fuck this guy
In 1903, he was elected VP of the Southern Historical Society, an organization devoted to the history of the Confederacy and a noted peddler of the Lost Cause Myth
FTR, the Army recognized this and spent the next 20 years reforming itself so as not to repeat the cf that was the Span-Am War