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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].

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23 Jan – 10 Feb 2017 Current History

Commander’s Comments We’ve had a busy couple of weeks between the Regimental Troop Validation Exercise (VALEX) and Squadron-level validation exercises.  This week and last, Troops from Scott Cheney’s 3d Squadron and Steve Gventer’s 2d Squadron each conducted a live fire exercise at Grafenwoehr Training Area followed by a tactical road march into a defense in

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1 to 7 January 2017 Current History

Commander’s Comments This week the Regiment returned from a great block leave. Everyone took the opportunity to spend time with family and friends over the holidays before kicking off the Year of Execution. The Regiment’s leadership involvement at all levels resulted in a very low serious incident rate throughout the ranks over block leave. Our

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Welcome!

Welcome to the new Second Cavalry Association History site. There is lots to read, so just scroll down. I’ll be adding more and updating the site regularly, so check back in often. Posted below is the original welcome from Dave Gettman, the trooper responsible for getting this idea underway. I’m including it here for continuity,

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