Organized 13 February 1736This troop of Mounted Rangers was raised by General Oglethorpe to patrol and protect the Colony of Georgia from the Spaniards and Indians. It fought at Bloody Marsh in 1742 and at the Siege of Savannah in 1779. Its record during The War 1861-1865 is unsurpassed as was its service in Mexico, World War I, World War II and Korea. It remained Horse Cavalry until October 1940. From Colonial times to Vietnam, Hussars have represented Savannah in all our Wars. It is still an active unit in the Georgia Army National Guard.
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|Placed By||Factors Walk Military Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 3:29pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 491706 N 3549328|
|Decimal Degrees||32.08020000, -81.08788333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 32° 4.812', W 81° 5.273'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||32° 4' 48.72" N, 81° 5' 16.38" W|
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|Area Code(s)||478, 912|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 228-298 E Bay St, Savannah GA 31401, US|
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