The fastened troops of the Hapsburg Empire comprised the most robust forces of the Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815). even though, from the outset the cavalry's better command was once much less able than its infantry counterpart: appointments have been encouraged by way of nepotism and politics, which led to instructions frequently being given to people who lacked event. The cavalry underwent many re-organisations and expansions throughout the wars that tried to redress those concerns, and to modernise the strength as a complete. This identify examines those methods and records intimately the strategies, uniforms and kit of the Austrian cavalry, protecting Cuirassiers, Dragoons, Chevauxlegers, Hussars, Uhlan (lancer) and auxiliary devices.
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