Osprey Warrior 89 : US Cavalryman 1891-1920
Following the Battle of Wounded Knee in 1890, the US Cavalry were called into action again with the declaration of war against Spain in 1898. In the years that followed, cavalrymen saw action in a wide variety of theaters. This book takes a close look at the formation and experiences of the average cavalryman in this period of change and development, and also considers the cavalry officer corps. Numerous developments in dress, training, equipment, weaponry and tactics are all covered here. Text by Alexander Bielakowski with illustrations by Raffaele Ruggeri.
- Enlistment and Training
- Uniforms and Insignia
- Daily Life
- Cavalrymen on Campaign and in Battle
- Collections, Museums and Re-Enactment
- Colour Plate Commentaries