A HORSE SOLDIER
took the utmost pains with his charger.
In 1991, Ramsey coauthored a memoir, "Lieutenant Ramsey's War: From Horse Soldier
to Guerilla Commander," and testified before Congress on three different occasions on behalf of Filipinos who had fought for the U.
According to Randy Steffen in The Horse Soldier
1776-1943, cavalrymen preferred a "clubbed" hairstyle in which hair, gathered at the back of the neck, was tied in a firm bundle, folded to the side, and then tied again in a club.
When the US Cavalry chased Pancho Villa and his revolutionaries in northern Mexico in 1916 every horse soldier
carried a .
The inscription describes him as a horse soldier
of the Cavalry Regiment of Petriana and standard bearer of the Troop of Candidus.
Modern writers overlook the significance of cavalry in the ancient world, viewing the modern horse soldier
as a product of Medieval Europe.
Weight was extremely important to a horse soldier
or, better said, to the horse itself.
I just finished reading the fascinating article, "DAV Comes Through for a Horse Soldier
cavalry, and although I'm not presently active with any organization, I still enjoy collecting cavalry arms and gear, and occasionally will portray a horse soldier
for special historical programs.
Fitzsimons, Supervisory NSO at the National Service Office in Des Moines, Iowa, got the call, and was soon at work assisting an actual horse soldier
, Robert A.
There are a number of organizations around the world that are devoted to the recreation and study of the American horse soldier
, and these groups are always eager for any solid research material on uniforms, firearms, equipment and tactics of the cavalryman.
For some unfathomable reason I've always had a deep interest in the history of the United States horse soldier
, especially from the Indian Wars era of 1866 to 1890.