November 23 -2nd Continental Light Dragoons Talk – Danbury Historical Society.

November 23 at 2PM. Free & Open to the public.

Sheldon’s Horse: The History of the 2nd Continental Light Dragoons presented by Eric Chandler.
“Sheldon’s Horse” is credited with having played a significant part in the winning of the War of Independence. They were the first commissioned United States cavalry; executed the first cavalry charge by United States cavalry on American soil; operated the first “pony express” as military couriers; participated in America’s first organized espionage ring; achieved victories on foot, horseback and by boat.

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