trooper"s manual: or, Tactics for light dragoons and mounted riflemen. by J. Lucius Davis

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Published by A. Morris in Richmond, Va .

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  • Confederate States of America. Army. Cavalry -- Drill and tactics,
  • Cavalry drill and tactics

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Other titlesTrooper"s manual, Tactics for light dragoons and mounted riflemen
StatementCompiled, abridged and arranged, by Col. J. Lucius Davis.
ContributionsConfederate States of America Collection (Library of Congress)
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LC ClassificationsUE161.5 .D27
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Paginationix, [11]-284 p.
Number of Pages284
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Open LibraryOL6955683M
LC Control Number05015864

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The Trooper's Manual, Or, Tactics for Light Dragoons and Mounted Riflemen. Morris, Tactics for Light Dragoons and Mounted Riflemen Page 16 - The position described below should be considered a standard toward which all troopers should gradually approximate. The buttocks bearing equally upon the saddle and as far forward as possible.

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The Troopers Manual or Tactics for Light Dragoons and Mounted Riflemen by Col. Lucius Davis, published by A. Morris, Richmond, Va. Chas. Wynne, printer. First edition of this scarce Civil War related book, with pencil inscription in cover "Edward D. Hicks, Adjut. Major, First Battalion, Tennessee Cavalry." (Edward Dickson Hicks Ii.

British Musketoon also to calibre with a 26 inch barrel. This was the carbine issued to the British 16th and 17th Light Dragoons. It is a basically the same as the famous British "Brown Bess" musket that served through the Napoleonic wars.

These were taken. As first organized, each company of the Regiment of Mounted Riflemen had 64 privates; in the number was increased to 70, equalizing that of the. dragoons. At this time, too, the regiments of dragoons and riflemen were each authorized an additional major.

The United States Cavalry, or U.S. Cavalry, was the designation of the mounted force of the United States Army by an act of Congress on 3 August This act converted the U.S.

Army's two regiments of dragoons, one regiment of mounted riflemen, and two regiments of cavalry into one branch of service. The cavalry branch transitioned to the Armored Forces with tanks inbut the term.

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At the onset of the Civil War inthere were five regiments of U. cavalry: the 1st and 2nd Dragoons, the 1st Mounted Rifles, and the 1st and 2nd Cavalry.

Shortly after the 3rd Cavalry was organized inall the regiments were renumbered from one to. Skirmish Drill for Mounted Troops () Volunteers' Camp and Field Book. Containing Useful and General Information on the Art and Science of War () The Trooper's Manual, or, Tactics for Light Dragoons and Mounted Riflemen ().

Cavalry (from the French word cavalerie, itself derived from "cheval" meaning "horse") are soldiers or warriors who fight mounted on y were historically the most mobile of the combat arms, operating as light cavalry in the roles of reconnaissance, screening and harassing in many armies, or as heavy cavalry for decisive shock attacks in other armies.

The mix of mounted and dismounted men gave it somewhat greater staying power in independent firefights while also allowing rapid forced marches (each light infantryman held on to a dragoon’s stirrups). None of the light units employed by the Continental Army carried out a training role as Rogers’ Rangers had during the French and Indian War.

The Trooper's Manual: Or, Tactics for Light Dragoons and Mounted Riflemen by Col. Lucius Davis, CSA () Maury, Dabney Skirmish Drill for Mounted. The light dragoons’ galloping charge broke Tarleton’s troopers and the British turned and fled down a narrow causeway between swamp and marsh with the rest of Washington’s men hard on their trail.

Tarleton’s men then bottlenecked at a narrow point in the causeway before the bridge at Rantowle’s Creek. It is hard to envision the mounted Kentuckians being successful vs any kind of mounted opponent (in similar numbers- it was a rather big unit for Wo).

Considering that most of the troopers carried muskets/rifles and used tomahawks, they would be at a severe disadvantage vs sabre/sword enemies. Light cavalry; average to small but strong men, mounted on fast nimble horses, skilled in the cut and thrust of skirmishing.

The eyes and ears of an army, the tasks of advance patrols and reconnoitring, guarding the flanks and rear of the columns, cutting off the enemy’s supplies and communication, &c., fell to the light cavalry regiments.

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Being inside enemy lines the Rangers and 17th Dragoons discretely retired. In this action only one Dragoon, Lt. Lindsay, was wounded in the hand.

Although he had successfully coordinated his activities with riflemen and infantry commanders, these exploits left Lee with the reputation of being a "glory hound" unable to work with other mounted units.

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Lucius Davis, published by A. Morris, Richmond, Va. Chas. The Regiment of Mounted Riflemen was authorized by an Act of Congress onas a new organization in the United States Army: a regiment of riflemen, mounted to provide greater mobility than the Infantry and equipped with percussion rifles to provide greater range and more accurate firepower than the Infantry's muskets or the Dragoon.

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