Yearbook 1954 – 2ACR – 118th Anniversary

One of two 2d ACR Yearbooks from 1954. This one was entitled, "118th Anniversary of the 2d Armored Cavalry." The other being entitled, "Germany - The 2nd Armored Cavalry Regimental Combat Team" which included the 371st Armored Infantry Battalion and the  70th Armored Field Artillery Battalion. 1954 was the Regiment’s 118th Anniversary – YB-1954-B-118th-Ann-Compressed-150dpi

Abiah Church

CHURCH, Abiah; enlisted: December 11, 1835, Boston, by Lieut. Wheelock; born: Putney, Vermont; age: 30 yrs; occupation: farmer; grey eyes, dark hair, fair complexion, 5’6½”; Company D, 2d Dragoons; died: August 1, 1836, Fort Drane, Florida [disease unknown]; rank: private.

Michael Lyons

LYONS, Michael; enlisted: November 22, 1835, Lancaster, by Capt. Boyce; born: Montgomery, Maryland; age: 26 yrs; occupation: tobacconist; grey eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’11½”; Company D, 2d Dragoons; died July 24, 1836, Fort Drane, Florida [disease unknown]; [rank not listed, a private].

William Holmes

HOLMES, William; enlisted: January 15, 1836, New York, New York, by Cpt. Wharton; born: Boston, Massachusetts; age: 22 yrs; occupation: butcher; hazel eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’9”; Company D, 2d Dragoons; died: July 21, 1836; mortally wounded in battle July 19, 1836, Welika Pond, Florida; rank: [none listed, a private].

Patrick Hackett

HACKETT, Patrick; enlisted: November 9, 1835, Baltimore, by Capt. Hawkins; born: Tipparary [Tipperary], Ireland; age: 22 yrs; occupation: laborer; hazel eyes, sandy hair, light complexion, 5’8”; Company D, 2d Dragoons; died July 20, 1836; mortally wounded July 19, 1836 in battle [Welika Pond, Florida]; rank: [none listed, a private].