Cavalry of the Napoleonic Era: Cuirassiers, Dragoons, Hussars, and Lancers

Different kinds of Cavalry

Military terminology is hardly a straightforward thing, and this was as much the case in the Napoleonic Era as it is today! We’ve all seen these names thrown around to describe the different kinds of cavalry, but what do they actually mean? What, if anything, makes them distinctive? And just how much do these lines of classification blur when applied to real life examples?
Credit to : Brandon F.

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