Beginning of the year shakedown ride prior to a season of hardy expeditions. If leather and hardware is going to break, this is when we want it to break. At the end of a 12 mile patrol with drill we lost one halter and one saber scabbard ring. Overall, acceptable loses.
Date(s): Feb. 28, 2015. Album by 2nd cal cav member. 1 - 36 of 36 Total. 716 Visits.
1 ON THE TRAIL Cpt. Starr followed by 1Sgt. Baldwin on a switchback.
2 ON THE TRAIL
3 ROUTE AHEAD South Fork American River. Smoke from a "friendly" village in the distance.
4 ON THE TRAIL Pvt. James Downs on Domingo
5 ON THE TRAIL 1Sgt hand on his carbine if needed.
6 ON THE TRAIL
7 ON THE TRAIL Pvt. James Downs, Pvt. Japhet Wilson, Pvt. Patrick Shannon.
8 ON THE TRAIL Into the movie set of "Love Comes Softly" directed by Michael Landon, Jr, with Katherine Heigl, Corbin Bernsen and others, 2003. "I just had to rent that mo..." View Comments...
9 ON THE TRAIL Pvt. James Downs (Jeff Dunwoody)
10 ON THE TRAIL Pvts. Wilson (l) and Shannon.
11 NOON MESS
12 CAV MOUNT "What."
13 CAV MOUNT
14 CAV MOUNT Shiloh thinks he's hiding behind the bush.
15 CAV MOUNT "Zuni"
16 NOON MESS
17 CAV MOUNT Shiloh
18 CAV MOUNT "Domingo"
19 COMPANY MEETING
20 ON THE TRAIL
21 ON THE TRAIL Guidon shadows.
22 ON THE TRAIL
23 ON THE TRAIL
24 ON THE TRAIL Cpl. Whiting and Zuni with guidon.
25 ON THE TRAIL Heading back as the sun lowers behind us.
26 ON THE TRAIL
27 ON THE TRAIL Water Call in the creek.
28 ON THE TRAIL
29 ON THE TRAIL
30 ON THE TRAIL
31 ON THE TRAIL
32 ON THE TRAIL
33 ON THE TRAIL
34 ROUTE OF MARCH Twelve miles of shake down as preparation for a season of expeditions.