Dragoons

Some articles on dragoons, dragoon:

B Battery Royal Horse Artillery - History - 1800s
... December "Marched with the 10th (Light Dragoons/Hussars) and 4 guns at one o'clock this morning, a deep snow on the ground ... The 15th (Light) Dragoons (Hussars) met them first 400 of them charged them ... December, when Bogue also records what happened after the 600 French Dragoons of the Imperial Guard had been driven back across the river "On their forming on ...
Colt Dragoon Revolver - Production
... The Colt Dragoon Revolver was produced with several variations between 1848 and 1860, when the Colt Model 1860 revolver replaced it ... All the improvements in design of Colt revolvers were applied to the Dragoons as well to the smaller models of Colt revolvers ... Total production of Colt Dragoons including the 1,100 Walkers, from 1847 to 1860 19,800 plus 750 Dragoons in a separate number range for the British market ...
Mounted Infantry - Dragoons
... Dragoons originally were mounted infantry, who were trained in horse riding as well as infantry fighting skills ... over time and during the 18th century, dragoons evolved into conventional light cavalry units and personnel ... Dragoon regiments were established in most European armies during the late 17th century and early 18th century ...
Sir John Floyd, 1st Baronet - Career
25 May 1772 into the 15th (The King's) Regiment of (Light) Dragoons and Major of the 21st Light Dragoons 5 May 1779 ... regiment for duty in India called the 23rd Light Dragoons, and later renamed the 19th Light Dragoons ... He was commissioned and reappointed Colonel of the 23rd Light Dragoons on 14 September 1800 ...
List Of Active Units Of The Italian Army - Cavalry Corps - Cavalleria Di Linea (Cavalry of The Line)
... Lecce) 1st Cavalry Regiment Nizza Cavalleria (Dragoons) *1690 (Pinerolo) 2nd Cavalry Regiment Piemonte Cavalleria (Dragoons) *1692 (Trieste) 3rd ...