They were a group of Texans that earned the reputation as one of the most effective mounted regiments in the western theater of the Civil War. The 8th Texas Cavalry, (1861–1865), known as Terry’s Texas Rangers, was a group of volunteers for the Confederate States Army.
Assembled by Colonel Benjamin Franklin Terry in August 1861, Terry’s Texas Rangers fought in some 275 engagements in seven states during the four years.
This was a challenging shot, as the statue was backlit. It never could have been accomplished without the aid of the multiple exposure HDR set.