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Troop K Georgia Cavalry

 
 
Troop K Georgia Cavalry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, May 16, 2010
1. Troop K Georgia Cavalry Marker
Inscription.
1795
Richmond Hussars
Troop K
Georgia Cavalry
Glorified
in
Every War
1917

( Rear )
[ Emblem: Last Man's Club ]
Honor Roll
of the Last Man's Club organized
24 December 1929 and dedicated to
Men Of Troop K, Georgia Cavalry
who served at the Mexican Border
in 1916 and in World War 1
( List of 123 Names)

 
Erected by Last Man's Club.
 
Location. 33° 28.15′ N, 81° 57.266′ W. Marker is in Augusta, Georgia, in Richmond County. Touch for map. Located between 3rd Street and 2nd Street. Marker is at or near this postal address: 239 Greene Street, Augusta GA 30901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bicentennial Augusta, Ga (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Veterans of All Wars (approx. 0.2 miles away); Thankful Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Georgia’s First School of Medicine (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. James United Methodist Church (approx. ¼ mile away); De L Aigle Brick Yard
Troop K Georgia Cavalry Marker, front view, seen along Greene Street image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, May 16, 2010
2. Troop K Georgia Cavalry Marker, front view, seen along Greene Street
(approx. ¼ mile away); The First Academy of Richmond County (approx. 0.3 miles away); Georgia's State Capital (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Augusta.
 
Regarding Troop K Georgia Cavalry. Available records indicate THE RICHMOND HUSSARS were organized in the 1790s as a Troop of Horse, Troop of Cavalry, Troop of Dragoons and later were known as THE RICHMOND HUSSARS which name continued with them until 1917 when the troop of cavalry was redesignated, on War Department Orders, as Co. C., 106th Field Signal Battalion, 31st Division.
 
Also see . . .  Richmond County , GA - Military -Richmond Hussars. "The Last Man's Club of the Richmond Hussars" was for the Hussars of WW I. (Submitted on July 13, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Additional comments.
1.
During the long period of their existence, The
Richmond Hussars
served in nearly all the major
and minor wars in which the United States
participated. During the War Between the States, two units of The Richmond Hussars served in the Confederate States Army.
One was known as Company "A"
Troop K Georgia Cavalry Marker, east face (reverse side) image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, May 16, 2010
3. Troop K Georgia Cavalry Marker, east face (reverse side)
Georgia Legion Cavalry, or Cobb's Legion, Georgia Volunteers, and the other was known as Company "B" Captain Young's Cavalry, Georgia Legion or Company "I" (Cavalry Battalion), Cobb's Legion, Georgia Volunteers.
    — Submitted July 13, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.

 
Categories. War, World I
 
Troop K Georgia Cavalry Marker, Back side image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, May 16, 2010
4. Troop K Georgia Cavalry Marker, Back side
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 13, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 878 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 13, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
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