Book Reviews


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

Equipment / Uniforms

Arming and Equipping The United States Cavalry 1865-1902,Dusan P. Farrington, Andrew Mowbray Publishers, 2005

Uniforms and equipment of the last campaign, 1916: The pursuit of Pancho Villa, William C. Machado, 1993

The American Military Saddle, 1776-1945,
Kenneth L. McPheeters, R. Stephen Dorsey, Collectors Library, 1999

Man Made Mobile: early saddles of western north america,
Richard E. Ahlborn,, Smithsonian, 1980

U.S. Military Saddles, 1812-1943, Randy Steffen, University of Oklahoma Press, 1973

The Horse Soldier, 1776-1943: The United States Cavalryman – His Uniforms, Arms, Accoutrements, and Equipments, Vols. 1-4, Randy Steffen, University of Oklahoma Press, 1977-79


American Military Horsemanship: The Military Riding Seat of the United States Cavalry, 1792 through 1944,James Ottevaere, AuthorHouse, 2005

Give Your Horse A Chance,
Lt. Col. A. L. d’Endrody, J. A. Allen & Co., 1983

Manual for Stable Sergeants 1917, Mounted Service School, Fort Riley,1917.

The Cavalry Manual of Horsemanship and Horsemastership, Education of the Rider – the Official Manual of the United States Cavalry School at Fort Riley, edited by Gordon Wright, Doubleday, 1962