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April 2016 Blog Posts (1)

another update 4 u, grandpa..

dear Grandpa,

my last blog post was written long time ago.. so.. here u get another update from my life without you..

you´re a great-grandpa since 25th of november 2015. you´re having (one more ?) a great-granddaughter, called Alexa Ilvy. I really wish to send u a pic of her.. to let you see, how wonderful and pretty she is.

I hope you will torn the wall you built around you before it´s too late. I hope you´re clever enough to know, that it´s the…


Added by Lisa Schwalme on April 1, 2016 at 4:52pm — No Comments

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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