2d Dragoons

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Dragoon Tactics and Early Weapons

Posted by on Jan 22, 2009 in Dragoon 1836-1861 | 7 comments

Researched and Written by Wally Tomtschik Dragoons used different tactics than Cavalry. In the old history of the 2d Dragoons, very few of their number actually were killed. They were masters of using the land and could live off the land very comfortably. The horses were treated with loving care and protected from harm, being used for transportation rather than in battle, with a horse holder holding the horses out of sight, hidden in the background. The horse holder would...

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