Pistols were issued to Mounted Buglers (for self defense), and Sergeant's (to shoot the horses), and I'm sure many an officer had one......but as far as the gun crew? Nada. No horses for your gun? No issued pistol's.
Originally Posted by redlegger1
Horniste! Blas das Signal zum Angriffe!
"But in the end, it's the history, stupid. If you can't document it, forget about it. And no amount of 'tomfoolery' can explain away conduct that in the end makes history (and living historians) look stupid and wrong. "