Return to the Philippines

From: ONE HUNDRED YEARS WITH THE SECOND CAVALRY By Joseph I. Lambert, Major, Second Cavalry Copyright 1939 Commanding Officer, Second Cavalry, Fort Riley, Kansas Capper Printing Company, Inc. In the year 1909, the regiment continued on similar duty. The regimental schools at this time included: (a) School for enlisted men, (b) troop schools for noncommissioned …

Heroes Among Their Peers

From: ONE HUNDRED YEARS WITH THE SECOND CAVALRY By Joseph I. Lambert, Major, Second Cavalry Copyright 1939 Commanding Officer, Second Cavalry, Fort Riley, Kansas Capper Printing Company, Inc. The second and third squadrons were employed much of the time in keeping the roads open to interior stations around Lake Lamao. While on this duty February …

Mindanao

From: ONE HUNDRED YEARS WITH THE SECOND CAVALRY By Joseph I. Lambert, Major, Second Cavalry Copyright 1939 Commanding Officer, Second Cavalry, Fort Riley, Kansas Capper Printing Company, Inc. In November, 1910, Troop C, under Captain J. M. Burroughs, and some friendly Moros were sent from Augur Barracks, Jolo, where the headquarters, machine-gun platoon, and the …

Attack at Siet Lake

From: ONE HUNDRED YEARS WITH THE SECOND CAVALRY By Joseph I. Lambert, Major, Second Cavalry Copyright 1939 Commanding Officer, Second Cavalry, Fort Riley, Kansas Capper Printing Company, Inc. While making a practice march to Siet Lake, Jolo, Troops B, I, K, M, and M.G. Platoon were attacked in camp at 1:45 a.m., October 17, 1911. …

Campaign at Lati Ward

From: ONE HUNDRED YEARS WITH THE SECOND CAVALRY By Joseph I. Lambert, Major, Second Cavalry Copyright 1939 Commanding Officer, Second Cavalry, Fort Riley, Kansas Capper Printing Company, Inc. Orders were issued on December 2, 1911, by the commander of the Department of Mindanao to Brigadier General John J. Pershing, who was in charge of the …

Mount Bud Dajo

From: ONE HUNDRED YEARS WITH THE SECOND CAVALRY By Joseph I. Lambert, Major, Second Cavalry Copyright 1939 Commanding Officer, Second Cavalry, Fort Riley, Kansas Capper Printing Company, Inc. The first and third squadrons and Machine Gun Platoon were in the field from the middle of December, 1911, to the first week in January, 1912, as …

Tin Can Camp

From: ONE HUNDRED YEARS WITH THE SECOND CAVALRY By Joseph I. Lambert, Major, Second Cavalry Copyright 1939 Commanding Officer, Second Cavalry, Fort Riley, Kansas Capper Printing Company, Inc. On January 10, 1912, Troops A and C, Second Cavalry, along with two companies of Philippine Scouts, were sent from Siet Lake Camp to establish a new …