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United States Army Cavalry, 6th

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From Yorktown to Santiago with the Sixth U.S. Cavalry by William H Carter( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Sixth U.S. Cavalry had its birth at the outbreak of the Civil War with its first action at Yorktown, Virginia in 1862. They fought in the Army of the Potomac under General Sheridan throughout the war. From 1865 to 1871 the regiment was stationed in Austin and Fort Richardson, Texas, acting as both a federal policing unit in the Reconstruction military government and as protectors against the Comanches along the frontier. After 1871 they moved into Kansas and the Indian Territory and in 1874 were under the command of Col. Nelson A. Miles in his operations against the Comanches. Cheyennes and Kiowas. The regiment was then stationed in Arizona and New Mexico and spent the next ten years in operations against the Apaches. Their last action against the Indians was at Wounded Knee in 1890. Fighting did not come again until the short-lived Spanish-American war in 1898 where the unit as prominent in the battle of Santiago"--Jacket
Formal dining-in handbook( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The collection consists of a thirty-nine page booklet, Formal dining-in handbook, published by the 2nd Squadron, 6th Cavalry of the United States Army at Fort Knox, Kentucky. The booklet contains information gathered from a variety of sources, primarily from the earlier "formal dining-in" booklet published by the 1st Battalion, School Brigade, United States Army Infantry School, Fort Benning, Georgia in May 1972. According to the handbook's preface, the booklet was intended to act as a ready-reference and a guide to help officers add to tradition and improve morale by establishing etiquette for military social functions
Association of the survivors of the Sixth U.S. cavalry : Organized May 30th, 1884 by United States( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Stetsons, sabers & spurs : food for a cavalryman( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Harry Wilbur Hobbs papers by Harry Wilbur Hobbs( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Contains official military correspondence, orders, promotion diplomas, and certificates of proficiency for Harry W. Hobbs, a U.S. Army soldier who eventually reached the rank of first lieutenant in the First Cavalry, serving in Douglas, Arizona. Includes a photocopy of a page from "A history and photographic record of the First Cavalry" 1919 yearbook showing a photograph of Harry W.Hobbs as part of the supply unit
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Fighting Sixth

United States. Army. Cavalry, Sixth

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Lt. Charles Gatewood & his Apache wars memoirCheyennes at Dark Water Creek : the last fight of the Red River WarMassacre at Cheyenne Hole : Lieutenant Austin Henely and the Sappa Creek controversyLife and letters of Charles Russell Lowell, captain Sixth United States Cavalry, colonel Second Massachusetts Cavalry, brigadier-general United States VolunteersRush's Lancers : the Sixth Pennsylvania Cavalry in the Civil War