First Dragoons

A site dedicated to the 1st US Dragoons 1833-1861 (What is a Dragoon?)

Tuesday, July 03, 2007

Dragoon Fever

John Love received this letter from his friend John Newton, a fellow Virginian and lower classmate at the United States Military Institute. Newton, who finished 2d in his class, upon graduation would forsake the Dragoons and become an Engineer.