This is the story of LucyLong, Robert E. Lee's little mare, who served alonside Traveller in the Civl War. Though not as famous as the General 's beloved gray horse, she certianly was deeply loved. Lucy had a wonderful life filled with adventures, with periods of rest at splendid plantations of her era and peaceful days as a beloved family riding horse. For a time after the War she was lost to the Lee family. Their search for her, their eventual reunion and some of the mysteries surrounding her from the fall of Richmond in 1865 to Christmas of 1866 make an interesting read. And above all else, Lucy was a survivor. Though an unlikely warhorse with her quiet, easy disposition and soft way of going, she was one of the longest living horses that actually served and experienced combat condition in that war.