The U. S. Cavalry troops on the U. S. - Mexico border in 1916. Picture

The U. S. Cavalry troops on the U. S. - Mexico border in 1916. Picture

Date: 1961
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Description: Illustrated descriptions of activities of Cavalry patrols on the U.S. - Mexico border, 1916-1918. Includes map of boundary line from California to the Gulf of Mexico.
Contributing Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)
The border air patrol 1918-1919. Picture

The border air patrol 1918-1919. Picture

Date: 1920
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Description: Illustrated description of the air support for the U. S. Cavalry on the Texas-Mexico border, 1918-1919.
Contributing Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)
[Cavalry wagon trains and pack trains. Picture]

[Cavalry wagon trains and pack trains. Picture]

Date: 1916/1920
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Description: Drawing of an Army wagon train; list of personnel of a wagon train; description of pack trains; information about water and camp sites in the Big Bend District, c. 1916-1920.
Contributing Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)
The awakening of a cavalry packer. Picture

The awakening of a cavalry packer. Picture

Date: 1920
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Description: Illustration of ten mules secured on a picket line and their cavalry packer in camp at 3:00 a.m.
Contributing Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)
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)
Four stages of packing an army mule. Picture

Four stages of packing an army mule. Picture

Date: 1920
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Description: Detailed illustration of the diamond hitch pattern of ropes used to secure a load to an army mule before 1920.
Contributing Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)
Uses of horses and mules in the U.S. Cavalry. Picture

Uses of horses and mules in the U.S. Cavalry. Picture

Date: 1920
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Description: Illustrated explanation of the qualifications and duties of the men, horses, and mules of the Remount Service of the U. S. Cavalry.
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)
Army supply routes to border outposts in the upper part of Presidio County of the Big Bend District of Texas 1916-1921. Map

Army supply routes to border outposts in the upper part of Presidio County of the Big Bend District of Texas 1916-1921. Map

Date: unknown
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Description: Shows ranches in Presidio County, Texas and lists water stops and camp sites on the ranches made available to U. S. Army troops stationed in the Big Bend District between 1916 and 1921.
Contributing Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)
Insignias of the branches of the Army in service on the U.S.-Mexico border from 1916 into the early 1920s. Picture

Insignias of the branches of the Army in service on the U.S.-Mexico border from 1916 into the early 1920s. Picture

Date: 1961
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Description: Sketches of insignia and brief summaries of activities of the branches of the U.S. Army in service on the U.S.-Mexico border from 1916 into the early 1920s. Includes protocol of hat cords.
Contributing Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)
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