John

John Peterson joined the Horse Soldier staff in 2000. In years prior he managed the Farnsworth House book shop, and was a sales associate with the Abraham Lincoln Book Shop in Chicago and The Military Bookman in New York. As an editor and writer, he edited the Farnsworth House commander series, and his essays have appeared in various national publications, including Harper's Magazine and the Kansas City Chief website. On the musical side, he is working up "Horse Soldier Banjo", a performance set inspired by legendary cavalry banjoist Sam Sweeney.

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RARE EBERLE 1796 CONTRACT MARKED BAYONET

This rare bayonet is marked by the maker in a sunken cartouche with raised letters on the base of the blade reading “Eberle.” Charles Louis Eberle emigrated to the U.S. from Germany with brothers George A. and Henry J. in 1794, arriving in… (1052-86). Learn More »

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