A cavalry regiment during the Victorian AgeThis is the third volume in C. R. B. Barretts monumental history of a famous cavalry regiment of the British Army-the 7th (Queens Own) Hussars. Volume one deals with the regiments time as dragoons principally during the continental wars of the eighteenth century, the second volume concerns the Napoleonic Wars and the 7ths service in Spain and in the Waterloo campaign, in this third volume the regiment naturally is shouldering its share of the mostly small campaigns and battles that shaped the era best defines the British Empire during Queen Victorias long reign. So the history recounts many varied incidents during the Canadian Rebellion, the Indian Mutiny, in the Sudan, against the Matabeles, in Mashonaland and during the Great Boer War. The fourth volume published by Leonaur in this matching set-available in soft and hard cover with dust jacket-covers the uniform, weapons and equipment of these cavalrymen throughout their history.
C. R. B. Barrett