McClellan saddle

Mc·​Clel·​lan saddle | \ mə̇ˈklelən- \
variants: or less commonly McClellan

Definition of McClellan saddle

: a saddle with moderately high leather-covered pommel and cantle developed during the Civil War and long used by the cavalry of the U.S. Army

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History and Etymology for McClellan saddle

after George B. McClellan †1885 American army officer

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“McClellan saddle.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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