Napoleon Series Archive 2003

Re: British officers fighting on foot

I believe that while British line officers (ensigns, lieutenants, and captains) were usually on foot, field officers (majors, lieutant-colonels, and any loose colonels) as well as adjutants, were nornally mounted in battle. A key reason for field officers being mounted, is that any of them had authority to exercise control over the whole battalion and being elevated enabled them to see it and around it.

Cheers - Howie

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