Welcome to the Second Cavalry Association

The Second Cavalry Association is a private organization of individuals who have served with the Second Cavalry Regiment. It stands today as the first and oldest veterans organization established around a particular unit. The Association’s Mission is three fold; preserve and share our history, support our veterans, and to support our regiment whenever the need arises. Find out more …


Become a member of the 2d Cavalry Association for free! Membership includes a free subscription to the Thoroughbred newsletter.



Your donations help us to support members of the Second Cavalry family, preserve our unit’s history and other worthy endeavors.



Registration for the 2023 2d Cavalry Association reunion, to be held in the city of Annapolis, Maryland, from 27 April through 30 April, is now open!


Support the Second Cavalry Association

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If you would like to make a donation to the Second Cavalry Association, there are several options available.
The Always Ready Troop supports the general operations of the Association.
The Dragoon Troop helps to maintain our unit history.
The 1836 Society is an endowment to preserve the history and heritage of the Regiment.
Fiddlers Green is for those who would like to consider the Association in the their estate planning.

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The history of the US Second Cavalry

The Second Dragoons are the oldest mounted regiment on continuous active service in the U.S. Army. From its formation in 1836 to fight in the Second Seminole War, to its numerous deployments to the Middle East, the Regiment has distinguished itself in major campaigns: the Indian Wars, the Mexican War, the Civil War, the Spanish-American War, both world wars, and the Persian Gulf War. Along the way members of the Regiment served gallantly in action, and 20 were awarded Medals of Honor.

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