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Troop Ships 45 Replies

Started by Rob Gould. Last reply by Arthur D. Lovelace Sep 9.

Recommended Reading for 2d Dragoons/2d Cavalry 26 Replies

Started by Dave Gettman. Last reply by Dave Gettman Mar 1, 2017.

Oldtimers at Fiddler's Green 8 Replies

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Comment by Dave Gettman 5 hours ago

Harold, better hurry!!! Chris is having a sale ($20) on those hats and only has a few left. He has a Facebook group called CAV SWAGGER that he sells stuff on.


His PayPal account is columbus40741@yahoo.com. If you send him $20 on PayPal, send it as family and friends so he doesn't get charged a fee.

Comment by harold goldstein 6 hours ago

Sig, The only Chris Williams I found is an Actor, Musician.

Does he have a website?

Comment by Sigmund Fertig 9 hours ago

Good morning troops, out birding with my friend yesterday afternoon.

Comment by Sigmund Fertig 9 hours ago

Harold, from Chris Williams on FB , they are around $28 .

Comment by harold goldstein 10 hours ago

Dave, it was the cross swords with the 2 on top

Comment by Harry Warner 11 hours ago


No need to thank me.

Comment by Harry Warner 11 hours ago

Ernie, this should explain everything.......

О чём поётся в песне «Хару Мамбуру»? Ко дню рождения Макса Покровского Петь на иностранном языке для отечественного рокера — попытка рискованная и неблагодарная. Причин этому несколько. Здесь и массовое незнание добротного английского, и устойчивое преобладание качества текстов над качеством музыки…

Автор: Сергей Курий
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Comment by Dave Gettman 11 hours ago

Harold, I don't think they were wearing that exact one. That is the branch insignia for the Adjutant General, Machine Gun Troop, 2d Cavalry.

Comment by Thomas G. Carlson 12 hours ago

All seems well enough in west Michigan.

Comment by harold goldstein 14 hours ago


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Colonels of the Regiment

8th Colonel of the Regiment Nelson B. Sweitzer 9 Jun 1886 – 29 Oct 1888



This was the third design of the 2d Cavalry DUI, worn from 1924-1931. The sharp points on the ends of the bottom scroll again called for a redesign.


Machine Gun Troop, 2d Cavalry; Adjutant General.

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