Carrying on with the theme of colonialism and South Africa… I finished up some British mounted infantry for the zulu war. As I understand it there were two such squadrons in the earlier phase of the war that were raised from the regular infantry battalions.
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These are from Black Tree Design. I’ve painted them as soldiers from the 24th Infantry battalion – green facings on the cuffs – This was the battalion that was with the Third Column that was virtually wiped out at Isandlwana.
Coming soon on Tim’s Miniature Wargaming Blog:
Zulus? British Infantry (on foot)? Elves and adventurers? Autralian Light Horse (mounted and dismounted)? There are a few things polluting my painting table… I should clear it up and try to focus on one thing.