Monday, 24 February 2020

The Legacy of the Machault

The Machault was sunk in the Battle of Restigouche in 1760 but now yields an insight into the material culture of New France.

Sunday, 23 February 2020

"George Washington" Epic Historical 1984 Mini-Series - Part 1

Apparently the History Channel are doing a miniseries on GW but I have heard it is rubbish. This is a decent quality version of the series that I remember from the 80s. This episode covers Monongahela. 

The Iroquois in the American Revolution

I read this about 20 years ago but I remember it being well done.

Saturday, 22 February 2020

Friday, 21 February 2020

Fife and Drum miniatures on the workbench

Go here to see 'greens' of Mohawks and Saratoga Brits. Excellent miniatures for the Revolution.

COMING SOON: MOHAWK INDIANS! Richard recently finished 14 Mohawk Indians that we will be adding to the Fife and Drum AWI figure range. Click on the Work Bench tab to view all of the new greens (click on the "More" drop down menu and then select and click the "Work Bench" tab.

These should be in production by the end of March 2020, hopefully in time for the Seven Years War Association convention on April 2-4, 2020. 

The story of Butler's Rangers and the settlement of Niagara

By E. Cruickshank.
https://archive.org/details/storyofbutlersra00cruiuoft/page/n6/mode/2up

the chief requisites of a good ranger being, as General
Haldimand subsequently remarked,"to shoot well,

to march well,
and to endure privation and fatigue,"

Joseph Brant painting by George Romney 1776