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. Devin's Sixth New York Cavalry, which surprised the pickets at that place. – The Campaign of Chancellorsville by Theodore A. Dodge
  3. 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
  4. So, too, did several of the officers of the cavalry. – The Deserter by Charles King
  5. Noon arrived, but no cavalry. – First Footsteps in East Africa or, an Exploration of Harar by Richard F. Burton
  6. Of these Massachusetts had a cavalry force seven hundred strong. – Reminiscences of Sixty Years in Public Affairs, Vol. 1 by George Boutwell
  7. There were also present two infantry and three cavalry companies belonging to Virginia. – School History of North Carolina by John W. Moore
  8. 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
  9. 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
  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. If there is really any danger, the sooner the cavalry get here the better. – The Red Mustang by William O. Stoddard
  12. " 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
  13. The military administration must be withdrawn to that fortress, the British cavalry being sent home.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
  14. There's a whole company of Cornfed cavalry after 'em. – A Lieutenant at Eighteen by Oliver Optic
  15. 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
  16. It had been too late to call back the cavalry. – Red Fleece by Will Levington Comfort
  17. 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