Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Louis Edward Nolan - the training of cavalry remount

archive.org is one great repository of books, articles, audio, video etc. Searching amongst the books on cavalry and horsemanship, I came across a British cavalry officer's book on training cavalry remounts.

The author is none other but captain Louis Edward Nolan of King's Hussars, student of Baucher and the hero of the Crimean War, and the book can be had here. (1861 edition).

Nota bene what a great century XIX century must have been :)

I collected the plates, which are quite interesting to say at least, in the following order below:


Last week my dear friend and compatriot  Dariusz Śliwkiewicz died suddenly - pacem aeternam!

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