The 2d Dragoons and Ringgold’s
Light Artillery. — The Corpus Christi
Gazette of the 8th inst., speaking of the departure of the
2d U. S. dragoons and Ringgold’s light artillery for the Rio Grande,
says “that finer troops, or more ably officered, were never called
into service since America had an enemy.” The dragoons are under
command of Col. Twiggs.
Source: The Daily Picayune, March
17, 1846, p. 2, col. 5.