Pendraken Miniatures Forum
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
31 August 2015, 10:42:55 PM

Login with username, password and session length
Search:     Advanced search
We'll be working on the BKC rules over the coming months with a reprint due towards the end of the year.
172048 Posts in 10873 Topics by 1690 Members
Latest Member: gameclassy
* Home Help Search Calendar Login Register
+  Pendraken Miniatures Forum
|-+  Pendraken Releases, Requests and Photos!
| |-+  Requests
| | |-+  Late 19th C./Colonial Requests
| | | |-+  Franco-Prussian Dismounted Cavalry
« previous next »
Pages: 1 [2] Go Down Print
Author Topic: Franco-Prussian Dismounted Cavalry  (Read 2669 times)
Second Lieutenant
Posts: 116

« Reply #15 on: 02 January 2012, 07:17:31 PM »

As per the Osprey item
It was a hastily formed skirmish line and once foot had arrived the cavalry reverted to type. Some  might also want to consider the bridge blowing exploits of the Prussian cavalry who mounted up engineers for one particular operation. There are always exceptions and I know wargamers love exceptions but if you are fighting a full blooded FPW battle cavalry was used as cavalry. Thats what gives that period its particular flavour.
 I suppose it's each to his own but I would not make a business plan based on exceptions and rare events particularly as many of the other Pendraken ranges are still incomplete of some of the basics.
Pages: 1 [2] Go Up Print 
« previous next »
Jump to:  

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.20 | SMF © 2013, Simple Machines Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!