Horse soldier

a cavalryman.

See also: Horse

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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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.S.
Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, Liberty Park also includes two special additions: The Anne Frank Sapling and the Horse Soldier Statue.
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 .45 Model 1911 sidearm.
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." It brought back a flood of memories from out of the past from 63 years ago.
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.
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.