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In my collection of Civil War memorabilia, I have the three-volume set of Cavalry Tactics that was carried by Fordyce during his service with the 1st Ohio Volunteer Cavalry. His name is stenciled in the three volumes as Lieut. S. W. Fordyce. Handwritten is his date of muster into service with "Co B of the 1st cavalry OVM" as well as various references to locations, including Nashville, TN.
Michael Countess
Cottontown, TN