The Dragoon Bold

Oh! the dragoon bold he knows no care, As he rides along with his uncropp'd hair; Himself in the saddle he lightly throws, And on the weekly scout he goes. At night he camps in the old pine wood, He lights his fire and cooks his food; His saddle-blanket around him throws, And on the …

The Dragoon Bold

O the Dragoon bold, he scorns all care, As he goes around with his uncropped hair; He spends no thought on the evil star That sent him away to the border war. His form in the saddle he lightly throws, And on the moonlight scout he goes, And merrily trolls some old-time song As over …

Cavalry Song – Edmund Clarence Stedman

Our good steeds sniff the evening air,Our pulses with their purpose tingle;The foeman' s fires are twinkling there;He leaps to hear our sabres jingle!Halt!Each carbine sends its whizzing ball;Now, cling! clang! forward all,Into the fight!

Fiddler's Green

Halfway down the Trail to HellIn a shady meadow green,Are the Souls of all dead troopers campedNear a good old-time canteen,And this eternal resting placeis known as Fiddlers' Green.Marching past, straight through to Hell,The Infantry are seen,Accompanied by the Engineers,Artillery and Marine,For none but the shades of CavalrymenDismount at Fiddlers' Green.Though some go curving down …

WW II Missing In Action

Troopers of the 2d Cavalry Group (Mecz) reported as missing in action, ETO (European Theatre of Operations) during WW II.ALCORN, Bob B.; ASHLEY, Fred W.; BARNES, Virgil L.; BERTTOCCHINI, George W.; BOKMA, Mindert P.; CHESSER, James F.; COCKERHAM, James C.; CROTEAU, Arthur; CYCON, Leo F.; EPPERSON, Roy E.; EVANS, Harold W.; GARNER, Raymond C.; GARRETT, …