Finding aid for the Troop A, First Cleveland Cavalry Photographs

Repository: Western Reserve Historical Society
Creator: Troop A, First Cleveland Cavalry next hit
Title: previous hit Troop A, First Cleveland Cavalry next hit Photographs
Dates: 1877-1940
Extent: 8.50 linear feet (7 containers)
Abstract: Troop A was founded in 1877 as an independent military unit to defend against strikers and unruly mobs. It affiliated with the Ohio National Guard in 1877, formed part of the 1st Ohio Volunteer Cavalry in 1898, was absorbed into the 135th Field Artillery in 1918, and reorganized in 1920 as previous hit Troop A of the 107th Cavalry next hit Regiment of the Ohio National Guard. It became part of the 107th Armored Cavalry Regiment in 1947. The Cleveland Gatling Gun Battery was also founded in 1877 to quell labor violence. It disbanded by 1905. The che collection consists of albums and loose photographs depicting the unit at outings, encampments, celebrations, and ceremonial services, including the inaugurations of Presidents William McKinley and William Howard Taft, and the funerals of President William McKinley, Senator Marcus A. Hanna, and U.S. Ambassador to France Myron T. Herrick. Locations depicted include Dover Bay, Ohio; Camps Perry, George Crook, McKinley, Beaumont, Nash, and other military camps in Ohio and other states; and in France during World War I. Also included are views of Troop A's Mexican border service in 1916. A large portion of the collection consists of numerous studio individual portraits of members of Troop A and the Cleveland Gatling Gun Battery.
PG Number PG 152
Location: closed stacks
Language: The records are in English