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2nd U.S. Cavalry Troop C - M1890 Service Guidon.

Sub-collection: The Aldon & Lea Cavalry Guidon Sub-Collection

U.S. Army Red over White Guidon, Troop C, 2nd U.S. Cavalry.
This guidon defines the longest serving cavalry regiment in the U.S. Army, which takes as its motto the French "Toujours PrĂȘt" ("Always Ready"). The 2nd Cavalry was created out of the two companies of the Second Regiment of Dragoons in order to fight the Seminole Indians.

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