BR-30 British 17th Lancers
Warlord Games - Black Powder
This Warlord Games Black Powder Crimean War British 17th Lances 1853-1856 Blister Pack contains three (3) mounted miniatures. All miniatures are supplied unpainted and require assembly.
The 17th was part of the Light Brigade, under the command of Major-General Lord Cardigan, which landed with the British forces at a place known as Calamity Bay. It took part in a minor skirmish at the Bulganek River and subsequently took part in the Battle of Alma on 20 September. During the Siege of Sevastopol (which began in September) the 17th Lancers took part in the Battle of Balaklava on 25 October. During the battle the regiment took part in a cavalry charge that became known as the Charge of the Light Brigade.