Dragoon 1836-1861 · Fiddlers Green · Seminole War 1836-1842

The Burial

Photo Credit – By Ebyabe (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)%5D, via Wikimedia Commons Reading From Everglade to Canyon with the Second United States Cavalry, I slowed to read this poem again. It is about the lost troopers of the First Second Seminole War, 1835-1842, but it is timeless and could have been written in…… Continue reading The Burial

Fiddlers Green

Fiddler's Green

Halfway down the Trail to HellIn a shady meadow green,Are the Souls of all dead troopers campedNear a good old-time canteen,And this eternal resting placeis known as Fiddlers’ Green.Marching past, straight through to Hell,The Infantry are seen,Accompanied by the Engineers,Artillery and Marine,For none but the shades of CavalrymenDismount at Fiddlers’ Green.Though some go curving down…… Continue reading Fiddler's Green

Fiddlers Green

Desert Storm 1990-1991

CPL James McCoy – Killer Troop SGT Nels Moller – Golf Troop CPL James Miller – C&C Squadron PFC Aaron Howard – Co C, 82nd Engineer Bn SGT Dodge Powell – Co C, 82nd Engineer Bn SGT William Strehlow – Co C, 82nd Engineer Bn SPC Thomas Jarrell – 214th Military Police Company