By: Edward L. Bimberg
Heritage Books, Inc: 2005
Seller ID: B3504
Condition: 202 pages, 6x9, 2005, 6x9, paper, 202 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc
This is the story of the second fifty years of Squadron A. The history of the National Guard cavalry unit has paralleled that of the city of New York for a colorful and exciting century of service to that city, the state of New York and the nation. In the latter part of the nineteenth century most well-born young men in America rode pleasure horses. In spite of their urban background, New York City's "swells" were no exception. In 1884 a group of youthful men-about-Manhattan formed themselves into a mounted social club to engage in the political rallies and parades that were a part ... View More...