The speech, which I had previously made, spread at its own convenience, just like a manifesto, throughout all the territory of Est. Soon after that, volunteers with the desire to become my soldiers began to assemble more and more.
Having the volunteers come to my shop would be troublesome, so I decided to turn Ona village into a gathering spot and set a camp there instead. I also had sets of leather armor, undergarments and arquebuses distributed, alongside having the self-defense unit and the troop of musketeers undergo practice.
Obviously, I entrusted the last part to Louise, who was known as the demon sergeant of training. (I think she’s a competent person.)
Even if we gather volunteer soldiers, it doesn’t mean they will be able to use guns and cannons, unless we teach them how to do it, you see.
Of course, we were also lacking in gunpowder, so I also needed them to learn how to make it together with bullets.Read More »Chapter 18 – The Losgow’s Volunteers Troop