Flashcards in Ranger History Deck (11):
First usage of "Ranger"
English soldiers in King Phillip's War, 1676
Father of American ranging
Benjamin Church (c. 1639-1718)
Year of establishment for Robert Rogers' Rangers
How many Robert Rogers' "Rules of Ranging"
Number of Robert Rogers' "Standing Orders"
Formed by George Washington for reconnaissance missions, first official Ranger unit, but an intelligence unit that gave rise to Military Intelligence branch
One of the fathers of modern guerilla warfare, Revolutionary commander of South Carolina
Number of Ranger companies authorized by the United States for the War of 1812
6 in 1812, 10 more the next year
Black Hawk War of 1832: number of companies
6 companies of 100 men each made up the battalion, provided their own guns and horses, discharged after one year
Most famous Confederate Ranger
John S. Mosby