Stories of the 12th Cavalry

The Early Years

 

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Luther Hare, 3/12th Cavalry, by the Arlington National Cemetery web site. He was the Commanding Officer of the Third Squadron, 12th Cavalry in 1901. Hare fought with the Seventh Cavalry at the battle of the Little Big Horn in 1876.

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Change of Station - 1905, from the Military History of the 12th Regiment of Cavalry. The First Squadron moved from the Philippines to Georgia.

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$14,400 from 12th Cavalry Troop, New York Times. In two hours, Troop K bought $14,4000 of government war bonds.

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12th Cavalry Band, 1928, by Charles Kercher. He arrived at Fort Brown, Texas on August 20, 1928 to join the 12th Cavalry band.

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12th Cavalry Band, 1929, by Charles Kercher. The 12th Cavalry band plays for Charles Lindbergh in March 1929.

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Michael Davison, 1/12th Cavalry. He commanded 1st Squadron, 12th Cavalry prior to World War II and in Vietnam he was the II Field Force Commander.

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