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General Philip Sheridan's horse Rienzi, aka Winchester, a Morgan. Depicted in the famous poem "Sheridan's Ride".

Almanzo, bred Morgans and after they moved to Mansfield, MO, in the late 1800's, purchased a Morgan stallion named "Governor of Orleans" not only to breed Morgan horses himself but to improve the local horses in the Ozarks. Here's a picture of Laura Ingalls Wilder with the stallion,