From the Journal, Wilmington Delaware June 1944
REHOBOTH BEACH - June 21
Uncle Sam is going to sell Coast Guard horses here Saturday.
The Procurement Division, U. S. Treasury Department has announced that it will sell at auction approximately 35 horses now not need by the Coast Guard. These are some of the horses used by the Coast Guard on beach patrol of Delaware Coastal areas. The horses, they say, are suitable for riding or light agricultural work.