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Re: Need help w/military group
Posted by: Terry Sampson (ID *****4138) Date: October 05, 2008 at 19:55:19
In Reply to: Need help w/military group by chrissie ybanez of 6347

Where is Sackett's Harbor? Click here:'s_Harbor,_New_York

What is "a troop of horse"? Well, "a troop of horse" refers to soldiers on horseback, i.e. cavalry, but more specifically to a certain number of cavalrymen. I think "a troop of horse" is consisted of somewhere between 60 to 80 cavalrymen. (I'll humbly accept correction of how many in a troop, because I don't know for sure.)

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