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hyena12320 Apr 2019 9:38 a.m. PST

How many cavalry regiments were there at the time of the 3rd Carlist war 1872-76 ?
Hussars, cazadores, lancers and dragoons.

Lilian20 Apr 2019 12:12 p.m. PST

No Dragoons c.1872

2 Coraceros/Cuirassiers
2 Carabineros/Carabiniers (the name was also given to an other corps : Carabineros del Reino – Customs soldiers)
8 Lanceros
2 Husares
6 Cazadores (more 2 independant squadrons)


Del Rey 1° de Coraceros
De la Reina 2° de Coraceros

Calatrava 1° de Carabineros
Bailén 2° de Carabineros

Farnesio 1°
Villaviciosa 2°
España 3°
Sagunto 4°
Santiago 5°
Montesa 6°
Numancia 7°
Lusitania 8°

Pavia 1° de Husares
La Princesa 2° de Husares

Almansa 1°
Alcántara 2°
Talavera 3°
Albuera 4°
Tetuan 5°
Castillejos 6°
Escuadron de Mallorca
Escuadron de Galicia

Compañía a caballo del Cuerpo de Guardias

hyena12320 Apr 2019 1:01 p.m. PST

Thanks for replying Lilian , the regimental names and numbers are very helpful.

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