Brevet Major General Robert H.G. Minty born in Westport, Mayo 1831

#OnThisDay 1831 Major General Robert H.G. Minty was born in Westport. He served in the 4th Michigan Cavalry Regiment, the “Sabre Brigade” as Minty was known for leading sabre raids into the enemy ranks. Minty’s unit, 4th Michigan captured Confederate President Jefferson Davis.

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