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[A cavalry roundup. Picture]

[A cavalry roundup. Picture]

Date: 1920
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Description: Drawing depicting sergeant of a cavalry troop recovering stolen cattle on the Texas-Mexico border, c.1916.
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)
Description of a Military Pack Train. Picture

Description of a Military Pack Train. Picture

Date: 1920
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Description: Drawing of muleteers in camp during a trip to deliver military cargo to places inaccessible by wagon. Figure on the left may represent W. D. Smithers, who was a packer for the Army.
Contributing Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)
Cavalry officers of the 1916-1921 period. Picture

Cavalry officers of the 1916-1921 period. Picture

Date: 1920
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Description: Drawings of officers in charge of activities on the U.S.-Mexico border between 1916 and 1921, indicating ranks and commands.
Contributing Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)
Army cooks on U. S. & Mexico border from 1916 to the twenties. Picture

Army cooks on U. S. & Mexico border from 1916 to the twenties. Picture

Date: unknown
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Description: Illustrated descriptions of the Army field kitchens on the U. S. - Mexico border, 1916-1920, from cooking equipment loaded on mule-drawn wagons to rolling kitchens pulled by trucks. Includes recipe for El Rancho Stew and a diagram of Army Field Range #1 (cook stove).
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)
The four famous cavalry regiments of the First Cavalry Division. Picture

The four famous cavalry regiments of the First Cavalry Division. Picture

Date: 1961
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Description: Brief histories of the four cavalry regiments (5th, 7th, 8th, and 12th) organized into the First Cavalry Division at Fort Bliss, El Paso, Texas in 1921. Illustrated with the insignia of the five units.
Contributing Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)
Candelilla wax plant & U. S. Cavalry presence at Glenn Springs, Texas, 1916. Picture

Candelilla wax plant & U. S. Cavalry presence at Glenn Springs, Texas, 1916. Picture

Date: 1961
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Description: Account of attack of Mexican raiders on Glenn Spring, Texas May 5, 1916. The documentation was compiled and illustrated by photojournalist W. D. Smithers in 1961. Includes information on production of candelilla wax at the Ellis and Wood wax factory in Glenn Spring between 1911 and 1916.
Contributing Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)
U. S. Cavalry Medical Corps 1916-1921. Picture

U. S. Cavalry Medical Corps 1916-1921. Picture

Date: 1920
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Description: Illustrations and captions depicting activities of the Medical Corps of the Cavalry serving on the U. S. - Mexico border between 1916 and 1921. Includes prescription for treatment of colic in horses.
Contributing Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)