US Cavalryman 1891–1920

US Cavalryman 1891–1920

Warrior 89
  • Author: Alexander Bielakowski
  • Illustrator: Raffaele Ruggeri
  • Short code: WAR 89
  • Publication Date: 20 Aug 2004
  • Number of Pages: 64
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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 title takes a close look at the formation and experiences of the average cavalryman in this fascinating 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.

Biographical Note

Alexander M. Bielakowski has a PhD from Kansas State University. He has written numerous articles on military history, and has a special interest in inter-war cavalry. In 2000 he was awarded a West Point Fellowship in Military History. Alexander is currently Assistant Professor of History at the University of Findlay, Ohio.Raffaele Ruggeri was born in 1964 in Bologna where he still lives and works. After studying at the Fine Arts Academy he worked in several areas of graphics and design before deciding to devote himself to illustration. He has long been interested in military history and has illustrated a number of books for Osprey including Men-at-Arms 269 ‘The Ottoman Army 1914-18', and Men-at-Arms 309 ‘The Italian Invasion of Abyssinia 1935-36.'


Introduction Chronology Enlistment and Training Officers Uniforms and Insignia Weapons Daily Life Cavalrymen on Campaign and in Battle Collections, Museums and Re-enactment Bibliography Colour Plate Commentaries Index

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