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Walls of Jericho: A Cavalry Tale Jonathan Hopkins

Walls of Jericho: A Cavalry Tale

Jonathan Hopkins

Published December 6th 2010
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In the early years of the 19th century, historians would have us believe that British dragoons were an untrained and uncontrollable rabble - a liability wherever they were posted. In the Duke of Wellingtons words, merely galloping at everything.MoreIn the early years of the 19th century, historians would have us believe that British dragoons were an untrained and uncontrollable rabble - a liability wherever they were posted. In the Duke of Wellingtons words, merely galloping at everything. And perhaps that view of the cavalry is true.Or...maybe not.In the freezing February of 1805, deep in a Gloucestershire woodland, two young men met by accident.This is their story.