Austrian Cavalry Units

summary of the Austrian cavalry unit skills and rules for Clausewitz

Cuirassiers

I’d like to take time to dedicate an article to each type of troop type that took part in the Napoleonic Wars. As such I’d thought I’d start this little series with the Cuirassiers. WHAT IS A CUIRASSIER? Cuirassiers were cavalry equipped with cuirass armour, sword, and firearms, first appearing in late 15th-century Europe. TheContinue reading “Cuirassiers”

Cavalry – Impetuousness

We’ve covered the basic movement and combat of cavalry but we’ve I’ve not yet gone over a very important aspect of Napoleonic Cavalry which was their impetuousness.

Writing a Wargame – Cavalry

As always for the latest rules and updates please visit the Napoleonic War Game page. TYPES OF CAVALRY Napoleonic Cavalry had various different roles and names, but could generally be broken down into three distinct groups. These groups were split depending on the size and weight of the horse the cavalry rode. Due to speedContinue reading “Writing a Wargame – Cavalry”