In a last effort to save the guns, Colonel John Walbach, Wilkinson's adjutant general, led the 2nd Dragoons
against the 49th's exposed right flank, but the Invincibles reformed their line in time to throw them back.
Fortunately, I also had on hand two recently made 2nd Dragoons, both from Uberti and imported by EMF and Cimarron.
I like guns that shoot well, and my old Colt 2nd Dragoon didn't.
Chamber measurements of my Colt 2nd Dragoon indicated an oval condition, varying from 0.
For the Royal Navy it was individual seniority but for the Army the awards were in regimental order of precedence with the senior regiment to appear being the 2nd Dragoons
(the Royal Scots Greys).
It stated that the 2nd Dragoons
were established in May of 1846.
1846--Congress establishes the 2nd Regiment of Dragoons on May 23, For a short period, 1843-44, the unit is converted to a rifle regiment, then remounted as the 2nd Dragoons