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Hussars, Dragoons, & Lancers; the glorious British cavalry of the mid 1800s

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“Horses are taught not by harshness but by gentleness.” Cavalry: Its History and Tactics, Captain L.E. Nolan, 1853. Anyone who reads my articles will probably notice a leaning toward the military and in particular the cavalry; a tendency certainly understandable for a retired soldier with a love of horses. I …

British Cavalry Sabres of the early to mid 1800s

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If you enjoy this website, and would like it to remain open, please make a donation to Kate Tattersall Adventures. Click here. The development of cavalry sabres had a great effect on the uniforms worn by the armies of the 18th and 19th centuries. The stiff headdresses, neck stocks, reinforced …