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7th Illinois Cavalry Photo Gallery

These photos were taken by actual 7th members on the field. Some are several years old. New pictures are welcome for submission by current 7th members or other units (if they involve the 7th).

7th Illinois and 7th Tennessee join forces for Shiloh Living History

Colorguard at Illinois State Fair

Typical Cavalry Camp...sleep with the horses

Ft. Larned Living History, KS

Old Glory. . .still flying over Ft. Larned, Kansas

Mounts at the picket line

Men are out in the field, camp is quiet

Lincoln's New Salem, Petersburg, IL--1830's living history and Blackhawk Wars militia

Hot day in Kansas. . .

Sgt. Patrick takes command of the situation

7th Illinois charges through the trees

Federal Infantry at Olustee, Florida

Federal Artillery in action

More artillery in action

1880's photo of David Heer, trooper of F troop, 7th Illinois Cavalry--courtesy of Jennifer Heer

GAR photo containing Melchior Pabst, 7th Illinois Cavalry, M troop: He is the 3rd man, front row from the right (x on boot). Submitted by Kathy Pabst

7th from 1975-1979

7th in formation, late 70's (note lack of historical authenticity--blue jeans, wrong bridles, hats, etc. We've come a long way)

7th at the Washington inaugural parade 1977

article about the reactivation of the 7th