43rd Tirailleurs

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A light infantry regiment that is similar to its fellow voltigeur units in all but one way: these have horses. The 43rd Tirailleurs are mounted infantry, designed for long-range attacks and raids deep into the enemy's rear area. Unlike cavalry, they are well-equipped to fight on foot as well, and often prefer to do so, tying their horses up and then entering battle. To keep themselves self-sustaining they carry an enormous of food and supplies, while their mounts (a Sicinian version of an Akaeian breed, interestingly) are bred to be tough and have great stamina.

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Corporal of the 43rd Tirailleurs