Prior to the Mexican-American War the Mexican Army converted the 3rd Regular Infantry Regiment to Light Infantry and re-designated it as the 4th Light Infantry. The result of this was effectively the creation of an elite unit that was to see action in some of the worst of the fighting during the Mexican American War. Gringo 40’s miniature wargame figure captures a man of the 4th, in typical dynamic skirmisher fashion. running at the crouch seeking cover from where to inflict lead and death upon the enemy.
Gringo 40's release Mexican Light Infantryman
Gringo 40's have released a Mexican Light Infantryman figure. From their announcement: