Baum and his troops are still treking through enemy territory – remember, it was a hot and muggy day. The Dragoons wore wool coats and carried broadswords weighing 10-12 pounds. Although they were wearing marching boots, they were encumbered by heavy gear – and they were elite mounted soldiers, not foot soldiers!
Latitude: 43.057028 Longitude: -73.448534 Elevation: 716 ft
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