Invisible officer wrote:The mostly read manual of the ECW was John Cruso's Militarie Instructions for the Cavall`rie (His spelling, not mine )
On page 30 he started Chapter XXIIII about Harquebusier and Carabine. The difference between the two is that the H. has back and breast. So some of the miniatures are no H. but C. But I'm sure few ECW commanders cared for names. So we can call them all Harquebusiers.
He has two other troop types, the Cuirassier and the Dragon.
So for most ECW commanders any back and breast horse would have been Harquebusiers. Cruso wanted two pistols in addition to the Harquebuse. I see them on the pictures so.......
Following Cruso the H. had a larger calibre than the carbine of the carabine. His Dragon was to carry a musket or pike.
I think you can use the miniatures for many ECW units. They make excelent skirmishers .
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