Thousands of cavalry rode with the Prussian army, forming intimidating walls of charging horse flesh. The Dragoons formed the shock heavy cavalry, pounding the enemy, while the more numerous Hussars acted as the eyes and ears of the divisions. It was brave lance-armed Uhlans that charged to Blüchers rescue at Ligny. Following behind, ahead of the main army, were the skirmishing Jäger (hunter) light infantry.
While the cavalry ranged, searching for the enemy and attacking targets of opportunity, the 6-pounder horse artillery rapidly moved to position to lay down fire.
This plastic set provides enough models to field a complete brigade of three Prussian cavalry regiments (three bases of Hussars, three bases of Uhlans and three bases of Dragoons) along with three bases of Jägers skirmishing, and a 3-gun horse artillery 6-pdr battery.
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