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Did you know that the U.S. Army once had an experimental 'Camel Corps' right here in America? And one of the key players in pushing the idea forward to reality was none other than the future Confederate president, Jefferson Davis.

 

At the time of the implementation of the Camel Corps experiment (1855) however, Davis held the office of U.S. Secretary of War, under President Franklin Pierce.  Davis worked tirelessly to convince both the president and Senate to agree to the project and purchase camels from overseas for American military use.

 

According to the U.S...

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