This text describes the uniforms, weaponry, military practices and tactics of the US Dragoons between 1833 and 1855. It looks at the history of the mounted soldiers, covering topics such as: the formation of the first true US cavalry units; the Mexican-American War; the expansion west; the gold rush to California; and the Indian Wars.
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(250mm x 185mm x 5mm)
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Author Biography - John P. Langellier
John P. Langellier received his bachelor's and master's degrees in History from the University of San Diego and his Ph.D. in Military History from Kansas State University. He is the author of numerous books and monographs, and has worked as a historical curator for several years. He has a particular passion for the people and events of the American Civil War.