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A Special Veterans Day Delivered by the Second Cavalry

     On Veterans Day, the USA honors those who have served in our military. This year, the holiday will have even more meaning for the families of two fallen WWII servicemen. Thanks to the extraordinary efforts of Second Cavalry veterans, this Veterans Day will be a special one for the families of Private First …

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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

John A. Hodges

HODGES, John A.; enlisted: January 9, 1836, Baltimore, Maryland, by Cpt. Hawkins; born: Anne Arundel, Maryland; age: 23 yrs; occupation: currier; light blue eyes, light brown hair, light complexion, 5’6”; Company D, 2d Dragoons; died June 10, 1836; mortally wounded in action June 9, 1836 at Micanopy and died June 10, 1836 at Fort Drane; …

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John Hyde

HYDE, John; enlisted: January 1, 1836, Boston, Massachusetts, by Lieut. Wheelock; born: New York, New York; age: 29 yrs; occupation: blacksmith; grey eyes, light hair, dark complexion, 5’6¼”; Company D, 2d Dragoons; died: May 20, 1836; shot by the enemy on the road from Micanopy to Fort Drane, Florida; rank: [not listed, a private]. Might …

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