Author:Edward L. Bimberg

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Squadron A: An Informal History of its Second Half-Century of Service: A Sequel to the History of Its First Fifty Years

By: Edward L. Bimberg

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2005

Seller ID: B3504

ISBN: 0788435043

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 info