Best Defense

A different type of war dog

From the Civil War.



From the Civil War. I’m assuming the 3-star dog is Grant in Petersburg.

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Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at

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