Friday, 29 July 2016

Kickstarter is Live!

Go here for details of the 28mm Redcoats project.

Monday, 25 July 2016

60th Foot by Old Fort Niagara

25th July British capture Fort Niagara

The Battle of La Belle-Famille, July 24, 1759
 from here
https://gardenwalkgardentalk.com/…/04/old-fort-niagara-par…/

On display in Derby

Benjamin West. Completed between 1764 and 1768 this picture is usually ascribed as General Johnson Saving a Wounded French Officer from the Tomahawk of a North American Indian. It is possible it depicts the siege of Niagara. The Light Infantry figures are worth a look. Andrew Bamford mentioned it is on display in Derby at the Pickford House Museum
Ralph Mitchard's photo.

Sunday, 24 July 2016

New book alert!

French Military Arms and Armor in America, 1503–1783. This 216-page softcover is a comprehensive guide to the military weapons and armor used in New France!

http://www.gunandswordcollector.com/Templates/book%20pages/chartrand.html

Wednesday, 13 July 2016

Galloping Major Kickstarter Redcoats

Coming soon from GM is a Kickstarter project to get the Redcoats under way. See here.
Looking good. I'll post again when it goes live.