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The 4th Field (Mountain) Artillery before 1920. Picture
Brief history of the 4th Field (Mountain) Artillery, pre-1920s to 1956; drawings of artillery loaded on mules.
The awakening of a cavalry packer. Picture
Illustration of ten mules secured on a picket line and their cavalry packer in camp at 3:00 a.m.
The border air patrol 1918-1919. Picture
Illustrated description of the air support for the U. S. Cavalry on the Texas-Mexico border, 1918-1919.
Cavalry officers of the 1916-1921 period. Picture
Drawings of officers in charge of activities on the U.S.-Mexico border between 1916 and 1921, indicating ranks and commands.
[A cavalry roundup. Picture]
Drawing depicting sergeant of a cavalry troop recovering stolen cattle on the Texas-Mexico border, c.1916.
Description of a Military Pack Train. Picture
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.
Four stages of packing an army mule. Picture
Detailed illustration of the diamond hitch pattern of ropes used to secure a load to an army mule before 1920.
Items needed for horse and man while on a march. Picture
Illustrated list of 24 items carried by the U. S. Cavalryman while on a march c. 1916.
[Map of the U.S.-Mexico Border from El Paso to Van Horn, Texas]
Reproduction of a hand-drawn map showing the border area between Texas and Mexico from El Paso, Texas (left) to Van Horn, Texas (right). Several towns, forts, roads, and geographic features are marked primarily on the Texas side of the map. A note in the bottom-left corner of the map says "Where the Rio Grande becomes the U.S. & Mexico boundary, and flows towards the Big Bend District. It makes 1,260 miles of the international border. Much of the early history of the south-west was made along the Rio Bravo (Rio Grande) by the Spaniards. Their route was through "El Paso del Norte" the Pass of the North. This section of the border was very active during the "Border Trouble Days" of 1916 to 1920."
Military pack train in Pinto Canyon, Texas. Picture
Illustrated description of composition and use of pack trains by the military in the Big Bend area of Texas, c. 1916.
Texas National Guard units on duty on the U. S. - Mexico border 1916-1917. Picture
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.).
Types of cavalrymen, their mounts and equipment 1916-1921. Picture
Depicts equipment and describes activities of U. S. Cavalry in defense of the U. S. - Mexico border, 1916-1921.
U. S. Cavalry Medical Corps 1916-1921. Picture
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.
Uses of horses and mules in the U.S. Cavalry. Picture
Illustrated explanation of the qualifications and duties of the men, horses, and mules of the Remount Service of the U. S. Cavalry.