66th Cavalry Division (United States)

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66th Cavalry Division
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The Army Reserve's 66th Cavalry Division was created from the perceived need for additional cavalry units. It numbered in succession of the Regular Army Divisions, which were not all active at its creation. Going into World War II, the U.S. Army Cavalry contained 3 Regular, 4 National Guard, and 6 Organized Reserve cavalry divisions as well as 1 independent cavalry brigade, the 56th from Texas.


Final Organization as of November 1940

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  • The 66th Cavalry Division was dispersed across the United States. The division was primarily composed of personnel from Nebraska, Missouri, Utah, and North Dakota.

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