The United States Cavalry: An Illustrated History by Gregory J. W. Urwin

By Gregory J. W. Urwin

The U.S. Cavalry: An Illustrated heritage КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Издательство: college of Oklahoma PressАвтор(ы): Gregory J. W. UrwinЯзык: EnglishГод издания: 2003Количество страниц: 193ISBN: 0-8061-3475-5Формат: pdf OCRРазмер: 23.3 mb RAPIDили IFOLDER eighty five

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Responding to the President's well-reasoned plea, on 12 April 1808, Congress added five infantry regi- EXPERIMENTS, EXPEDIENTS ments, one of riflemen, one of light artillery and one of light cavalry - all to be recruited for five years - to the regular army. The Regiment of United States Light Dragoons was commanded by a colonel, a lieutenant colonel and a major, assisted by one adjutant, one paymaster, one quartermaster, a sergeant major, a surgeon, a surgeon's mate, one quartermaster sergeant, one riding master and two principal musicians.

S. Army down to a skeletal twenty companies of infantry and twenty of artillery, completely abolishing the two troops of dragoons. This last cut was more an act of mercy, however, as the cavalry had lacked horses for some time. Nevertheless, the United States was to be without any regular mounted soldiers for the next six years. During that time, Great Britain, still engaged in her epic life-or-death struggle with France, wrested away control of the seas, and then, growing arrogant, intensified her blockade of Napoleon's Europe.

Ninety-five of Moylan's 4th Dragoons and a draft of eighteen men from Sheldon's Horse accompanied them. Moving quickly, the two allied leaders concentrated nearly 16,000 regulars and militia against Yorktown by 30 September, and on 19 October 1781, Cornwallis and his 8000 soldiers and seamen surrendered. Yorktown may have decided the outcome of the War of Independence, but it did not mark an end to the fighting. The 4th Dragoons were transferred to Greene's army, which had cleared the whole of South Carolina of British troops except for their last bastion, the port of Charleston.

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