Book Reviews

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Here is a new feature - book reviews! Well, not that new, but a new way to quickly find reviews in our forum, which can be a little daunting to browse through. This listing will categorize and simplify, with links directly to the reviews in the forum. This way you can get the review, and add your own commentary, critiques or thoughts. Have a favorite that you don't see here? Join the forum and write a review!


The Cavalry Horse and his Pack, Lt. Jonathan Boniface, 4th Cavalry, 1903

War Horse: A History of the Military Horse and Rider, Louis A. DiMarco, Westholme Publishing, LLC, 2008

Lincoln's Cavalrymen: A History of the Mounted Forces of the Army of the Potomac, Edward G. Longacre, Stackpole Books, 2000

Intervention! The United States and the Mexican Revolution, 1913-1917, John S. D. Eisenhower, W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.,1993

My Charger's Name was Pegasus, A Cavalryman in the OSS, Charles von Bernuth, Merriam Press, 2012

On the Prairie of Palo Alto: Historical Archaeology of the U.S.-Mexican War Battlefield, Charles M. Haecker, Jeffery G. Mauck, Texas A&M University Press, 1997

The Medieval Warhorse- From Byzantium to the Crusades, Ann Hyland, Grange Books, London 1994

Odyssey of a Philippine Scout: Fighting, Escaping and Evading the Japanese, 1941-1944, Arthur Kendal Whitehead, The Aberjona Press,2006

Frontier Crossroads; The History of Fort Caspar and the Upper Platte Crossing, McDermott, John D., Endeavor Books, 1997

Perilous Pursuit: The U.S. Cavalry and the Northern Cheyennes, Stan Hoig, University Press of Colorado, 2002

On the Prairie of Palo Alto: Historical Archaeology of the U.S.-Mexican War Battlefield, Charles M. Haecker and Jeffery G. Mauck, Texas A&M University Press, 1997

Cossacks in the German Army 1941-1945, Samuel J. Newland, Routledge, 1991

The Rogue's March: John Riley and the St. Patrick's Battalion, 1846-48, Peter F. Stevens,2005


Lieutenant Ramsey's War: From Horse Soldier to Guerrilla Commander, Edwin P Ramsey, Potomac Books ,2005

Life of George Bent, Written from His Letters, George E. Hyde, Savoie Lottinville, University of Oklahoma Press, 1968

Russian Hussar: A Story of the Imperial Cavalry, 1911-1920, Vladimir S. Littauer, J. A. Allen & Co. Ltd. London, England., 1965

Cavalier in Buckskin: George Armstrong Custer and the Western Military Frontier, Robert M. Utley, 2001


U.S. Military Arms Inspector Marks, Anthony C. Daum and Charles W. Pate, Andrew Mowbray Publishing, 2016

British Military Flintlock Rifles 1740-1940, DeWitt Bailey, Andrew Mowbray Publishers, 2002

United States Martial Pistols & Revolvers Arcadi Gluckman, Stackpole Co, 1960