charging enemy guns the British tried to make the
assault in two groups.
One would be the real attack force while the other's
move would be a feint to draw away the attention
of the gunners.
Once the charge was initiated it not only had to
deal with the artillery crews, but also any support
This allowed the cavalry at the guns to either kill
all the gunners, spike the guns with nails through
the touch holes, or capture - or kill - the artillery