Fort Riley 1853-1940

Cavalry School

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 history of the Second Cavalry is closely connected with the post of Fort Riley and consequently with the Cavalry School. Troops B, E, H, and K …

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Old 2nd Cav Trooper’s Remembrance

A WW2 Remembrance of an Old 2nd US Cav Trooper, 1941-1945, A Personal Account I was “asked” to join the US Army in Jan of 1941. Got an extension until July of ’41 as I had some wheat out. I was inducted at Ft. Leavenworth, KS. and then sent to Ft. Riley, to serve with …

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