Tuesday, 3 May 2016

Elizabethgrad Hussars II

Onto the lead rank, which was issued lances prior to the campaign of 1812, but not, in the case of this regiment, pennants it seems.

The squadron includes a non-commissioned officer on the left flank, an officer, and his trumpeter (mounted on a grey, as was the norm).

Those armed with lances have stowed their pelisses and, if you've ever tried using a lance whilst wearing one, you'll understand why!

So here's the month's efforts, a standard size unit of Russian Hussars for Black Powder - twelve down, thirty six to go...