The Hussars of the Guard of the Supreme Powers originated as an Active Militia light cavalry squadron raised from Dec. 3rd, 1841. The main function was as a Presidential Escort for Santa Anna. Hussars protected the “supreme powers” held by the president.
- Santa Anna's Mexican Army 1821-48 By Rene Chartran pg. 18
- My Diary in Mexico in 1867, Including the Last Days of the Emperor ..., Volume 1 By Felix Constantin Alexander Johann Nepomuk Salm-Salm (prinz zu.), Agnes Elisabeth Winona Leclerq Joy Salm-Salm (Prinzessin zu
Santa Anna's Mexican Army 1821-48 By Rene Chartran pg. 18
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