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  Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)
 Collection: Rescuing Texas History, 2006
Military pack train in Pinto Canyon, Texas. Picture

Military pack train in Pinto Canyon, Texas. Picture

Date: 1920
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Description: Illustrated description of composition and use of pack trains by the military in the Big Bend area of Texas, c. 1916.
Contributing Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)
Nomenclature of harness, ambulance, or escort wagon. Picture

Nomenclature of harness, ambulance, or escort wagon. Picture

Date: unknown
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Description: Drawing of the "off" (right) side of a four-mule army wagon team detailing and naming the harness parts. The drawing was published in Chronicles of the Big Bend, W. D. Smithers, Madrona Press, Austin, Texas, 1976, p. 14.
Contributing Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)
Overland troop movements, 1916-1935. Map

Overland troop movements, 1916-1935. Map

Date: unknown
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Description: Map of Texas/Mexico border showing line of forts from El Paso to Brownsville. Includes chart of mileages between Texas forts, listing of old forts in Texas still active in 1935, information about cavalry speeds and auxiliary units, and inset of U.S./Mexico border showing line of forts from the Pacific Ocean to the Gulf of Mexico.
Contributing Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)
Pershing expedition into Mexico 1916-1917. Map

Pershing expedition into Mexico 1916-1917. Map

Date: unknown
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Description: Shows area of Mexico covered by the Expedition, lists places used as U. S. headquarters, gives details of battles fought with Villistas and Carrancistas by cavalry units commanded by Colonel Dodd and Major Robert L. Howze, lists bases of the First Aero Squadron commanded by Captain B. D. Foulois.
Contributing Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)
Raid on Columbus, New Mexico and the Punitive Expedition into Mexico, 1916-1917. Map

Raid on Columbus, New Mexico and the Punitive Expedition into Mexico, 1916-1917. Map

Date: unknown
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Description: Details of raid on Columbus, New Mexico on 9 March 1916 with inset plat of the town, list of "Raider's Objectives," and short summary of the U. S. Army Punitive Expedition into Mexico that followed.
Contributing Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)
Routes of the historical cavalry overland marches of 1916. Map

Routes of the historical cavalry overland marches of 1916. Map

Date: unknown
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Description: Charts routes of the units of the U. S. Army that entered Mexico in 1916 and gives details about the units and miles traveled.
Contributing Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)
Supply routes to troops in the Big Bend District of Texas 1916-1920. Map

Supply routes to troops in the Big Bend District of Texas 1916-1920. Map

Date: unknown
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Description: In addition to Army supply routes, shows locations of mines, ranches, and farms in the Big Bend between 1916 and 1920.
Contributing Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)
Texas National Guard units on duty on the U. S. - Mexico border 1916-1917. Picture

Texas National Guard units on duty on the U. S. - Mexico border 1916-1917. Picture

Date: 1920
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Description: Illustrated descriptions of the National Guardsmen in tent camps on the U.S. - Mexico border, 1916-1917 and in service in France in 1918. Theses troops are variously identified by W. D. Smithers as the Fourth Texas Infantry, Militia (National Guard) of Texas, and the 36th Division (U.S.).
Contributing Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)
Types of cavalrymen, their mounts and equipment 1916-1921. Picture

Types of cavalrymen, their mounts and equipment 1916-1921. Picture

Date: 1920
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Description: Depicts equipment and describes activities of U. S. Cavalry in defense of the U. S. - Mexico border, 1916-1921.
Contributing Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)
U. S. Cavalry detachments and bases of army pilots on or near the U.S.-Mexico border, 1918-1919. Map

U. S. Cavalry detachments and bases of army pilots on or near the U.S.-Mexico border, 1918-1919. Map

Date: 1918/1919
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Description: Identifies towns where Cavalry units were stationed on the border from El Paso to Del Rio in 1918 and 1919. An inset shows locations of the three U. S. Military District headquarters (Rockwell Field, CA; Fort Bliss, TX; and Kelly Field, TX) for the pilots patrolling the border from the Pacific to the Gulf of Mexico.
Contributing Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)