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By Wood V.C. G.C.B. G.C.M.G. Field Marshal Sir Evelyn

Field Marshal wooden ranks as essentially the most eminent squaddies of the Victorian period of the British Empire. He served with contrast within the dust and distress of the Crimean struggle, the Indian Mutiny, Wolseley's Ishanti struggle, the Zulu conflict and in Egypt and the Sudan. His activities on attacking a gang of robbers purpose on murdering an area service provider earned him the Victoria pass - his moment suggestion for the V.C.

His enduring affection for the cavalry within which he served early in his illustrious profession ended in him penning ancient works concerning the arme blanche. This paintings focusses at the ancient triumphs of the cavalry deployed at the battlefield from 1794 to 1870, relatively in the course of the Napoleonic Wars and the 1870 Franco-Prussian battle. From the sector of Marengo in 1800 to the famed "Death journey" of von Bredow in 1870, box Marshal wooden retells the occasions with authenticity and skill.

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The Austrian Hussars had 120, all ranks, in a squadron. The two squadrons of the 15th Light Dragoons, commanded by Major W. Aylett, numbered 7 officers and 180 all other ranks. When, on the 23rd April, it became known that the Republican troops were in force near Villers-en-Cauchies, reinforcements were demanded, and these were sent forward to support the reconnoitring detachment, which was intended to act on the 24th April as the advance-guard of a cavalry division. This consisted of the Royal Horse Guards (Blues), 1st Dragoon Guards, Royal Dragoons, nth Light Dragoons, and two squadrons of the Zetchwitz Cuirassiers, but, as’ will be seen, the division arrived too late.

89 NO. —MARS-LA-TOUR, 16th August, 1870. 96 A cavalry regiment, with, self-sacrificing devotion, extricates a defeated infantry brigade, saves several batteries of artillery, and checks the advance of 5000 men. 96 No. —REZONVILLE, 16th August, 1870. 101 Six squadrons charge in order to relieve overpowered infantry, and in wrecking six batteries and dispersing four battalions, check the advance of an Army Corps. 101 MOUNTED INFANTRY. 114 PREFACE. Some years ago, when commanding the Aldershot District, I came to the conclusion that our cavalry-officers were being discouraged at field-days by the system Of umpiring, which was faulty, in that it did not represent the probable results of war.

This easy occupation of Marengo increased the First Consul’s suspicion that the main Austrian army could not be in his front, and fearing that Melas might be retreating to the Southward towards Genoa, he himself turned back to the Eastward. The Scrivia, wide, with gravel bottom, carries but little water in the summer, but after heavy rain or sudden thaw of snow on the mountains, is frequently unfordable. {14} At sunset on the evening of the 13th June, 30,000 Frenchmen, or just half of the First Consul’s troops, then in Italy, were scattered between Susa, Ivrea, Arona, Pavia, Milan, Brescia, and Cremona, at distances varying from fifty to a hundred miles from the battlefield.

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