1st Cavalry Regiment (United States)

1st Cavalry Regiment (United States)

The 1st Cavalry Regiment is a unit in the United States Army which has its antecedents in the early 19th century in the formation of the United States Regiment of Dragoons. To this day, the unit's special designation is "First Regiment of Dragoons".

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1st Cavalry Regiment (United States) - Heraldic Items - Distinctive Unit Insignia
... Description On a heraldic wreath Or and TennĂ Dragoon Yellow)a hawk rising with wings addorsed and elevated Sable and membered Gulesâ”charged upon an eight-pointed Dragoon ... The insignia is 1 inches 3.18 cm)in diameter ... Regiment was organized in 1833 as the Regiment of United StatesDragoons ...

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