Flintlock and tomahawk

American warfare 1690-1815 in popular culture, art, in miniature and in wargames, through Living History and in movies.

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Wednesday, 29 June 2022

2 JUL AT 15:00 – 4 JUL AT 22:00 French and Indian War Encampment Old Fort Niagara

 Experience the Siege of 1759 when British forces captured Fort Niagara from the French after a 19-day siege. This event features large-scale battle reenactments, Native councils, musket and cannon firings, period merchants and artisans

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French Marines Set #2 (firing Line) 54mm resin by Mike Prendergast of Warhorse Miniatures.

 Look good.  Here for the website

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Saturday, 25 June 2022

New 60th project from Pulteneys (UK)

 "Some members of Pulteneys have recently got the kit together for a 1750s portrayal - the 60th Royal American Regiment which served in North America during the French & Indian War. 

Its still a work in progress but here are few pics of what we have so far."

Wednesday, 22 June 2022

1st CT Provincial, Lyman’s Coy 1758 by Kyle Greene

 Connecticut Provincials on Kronoskaf

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Sunday, 19 June 2022

Battle of Autossee 1813


The Georgia Militia under Gen. Floyd, Attacking the Creek Indians at Autossee . . .
1825; hand-colored engraving
by J. W. B., draftsman (artist) and engraver
The William C. Cook War of 1812 in the South Collection
Been getting interested in this campaign (the Creek War). Read about it here

Autossee wiki


Saturday, 18 June 2022

77th Highland Regiment by Lucas Todd Hamby

77th at Kronoskaf

Lake Champlain campaign 1759.
Very good impression.


War of 1812

 Started today 210 years ago. Wiki

Tennessee Militia from the  Osprey Frontier Militiaman in 
the War of 1812.