By Philip Haythornthwaite, Richard Hook

ISBN-10: 1855323648

ISBN-13: 9781855323643

Within the campaigns of the French progressive and Napoleonic Wars, the deserved recognition of the British infantry has tended to overshadow the contribution of the cavalry, yet in reality they did shape an essential component of the military, undertaking tasks the most important to the good fortune of alternative hands. British Cavalryman 1792-1815 recounts what those tasks have been and examines the lads who played them. different regiments of the cavalry are indexed and a few of the arm's extra unique or specialist corps, resembling the King's German Legion, tested.

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