Usage examples for cavalry

  1. And as yet only our Constantine's heavy cavalry have come to the assistance of the two legions of the garrison." – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  2. There were also present two infantry and three cavalry companies belonging to Virginia. – School History of North Carolina by John W. Moore
  3. Whether there was really some image left upon my mind of India, or my father in a cocked hat, looking very grand on a horse, or whether these were a child's idea of what a cavalry officer's daughter must have seen, I cannot tell. – My Little Sister by Elizabeth Robins
  4. There's a whole company of Cornfed cavalry after 'em. – A Lieutenant at Eighteen by Oliver Optic
  5. It had been too late to call back the cavalry. – Red Fleece by Will Levington Comfort
  6. I'll do that; but tell the leftenant there is a cavalry force comin' down the road, and I reckon it's the first platoon of our company. – A Lieutenant at Eighteen by Oliver Optic
  7. Now our cavalry advanced, we made an opening and let them through to gallop on the enemy. – Pictures of German Life in the XVIIIth and XIXth Centuries, Vol. II. by Gustav Freytag
  8. Here they all dismounted, except a small body, which acted as cavalry. – A Sketch of the Life of Brig. Gen. Francis Marion by William Dobein James
  9. " Never mind, Alan," she said, from the other side of the horse, " it's the cavalry- I guess they've come after me." – The Rustler of Wind River by G. W. Ogden
  10. De Yankees an' Wheeler's Cavalry took everything dey wanted, meat, chickens, an' stock. – Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves, North Carolina Narratives, Part 2 by Work Projects Administration
  11. A large white cavalry cloak covered the body. – That Boy Of Norcott's by Charles James Lever
  12. If there is really any danger, the sooner the cavalry get here the better. – The Red Mustang by William O. Stoddard
  13. And there was the good- natured cavalry lieutenant who said the Germans had found a way to keep their prisoners in training. – The Log of a Noncombatant by Horace Green
  14. The General had been wounded and captured during a cavalry fight. – Two Little Confederates by Thomas Nelson Page
  15. Noon arrived, but no cavalry. – First Footsteps in East Africa or, an Exploration of Harar by Richard F. Burton
  16. So, too, did several of the officers of the cavalry. – The Deserter by Charles King
  17. Of these Massachusetts had a cavalry force seven hundred strong. – Reminiscences of Sixty Years in Public Affairs, Vol. 1 by George Boutwell
  18. They as much exceeded our cavalry in enterprise as they had advantage over it in knowledge of the country and in assistance from its population. – The Campaign of Chancellorsville by Theodore A. Dodge
  19. The military administration must be withdrawn to that fortress, the British cavalry being sent home. – William Pitt and the Great War by John Holland Rose
  20. Devin's Sixth New York Cavalry, which surprised the pickets at that place. – The Campaign of Chancellorsville by Theodore A. Dodge