Knickerbocker Greys 1881 - 2011
130th Anniversary Register & History of Veterans
by LTC Thomas F. Pike, Jr.
Ebook, Apple iPad format
About the Book
A 130th anniversary history and register of the cadets of the Knickerbocker Greys. This cadet corps was founded in New York City in 1881 and continues today. New York's earliest families are covered in this book as they relate to their children who were members of this organization, such at the Vanderbilts, Schermerhorns (Suydam, Cutting and Wilson) as well as current and past cadets from different eras leading up to 2011. The book includes a register of former cadets spanning the history of the Knickerbocker Greys. Numerous historic photographs, to include photos of standing buildings, allow a unique discovery of early New York City and this historic cadet corps.
Features & Details
- Category History
Standard Portrait, 8×10 in, 20×25 cm
- Hardcover, Dust Jacket: 9781320050395
- Softcover: 9781320050388
- Hardcover, ImageWrap: 9781320050401
- Publish Date Nov 12, 2012
- Language English
- Tags Knickerbocker Greys, New York, 7th Regiment, Stanford White, Century Association, Colonial Wars, St. Nicholas Society, Vanderbilt, Schermerhorn, Roosevelt
Thomas Pike, Jr. has served in the Army for thirty years and has conducted extensive research on World War II and Vietnam. He has traveled throughout Europe to study battlegrounds in Western Europe as well as eastern Germany, Poland and Kaliningrad. He has also traveled to Vietnam three times, started in 1996, to research the war from Hanoi to Saigon/Ho Chi Minh City. His "Operations & Intelligence" series presents rare documents, maps and photographs on the war. He has served three tours in Afghanistan where he earned three Bronze Stars and the Combat Action Badge.