US Cavalry/John Selby, Michael Roffe. Osprey Men at Arms Series. Softcover. First edition 1972. Out of print. Condition: Very good, light tanning to cover. ISBN 0850450829
The US cavalry has distinguished itself in many conflicts since the War of Independence in the 1770s, including. the American Civil War (1861-1865), frequent battles with Native American tribes on the Western frontier, both World Wars and the Korean War (1950-1953). This book details the history of the cavalry from its formation to the late 1960s, while profiling some of its most memorable leaders. The text is backed by numerous illustrations, including contemporary photographs, sketches, maps and eight colour plates.