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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Writing about things that turn up on my 'interest radar' - history, movies, music

Saturday, 30 March 2013

Skirmish at Beaver's Rest

FIW skirmish at the Shed Wars using the Muskets and Tomahawks rules


2nd favourite 'Flintlock and Tomahawk' movie?

It's obvious what your favourite is but what about the runners up? I think mine is the 1939 classic 'Drums Along the Mohawk' followed by Revolution. What do you favour?


Friday, 29 March 2013

Tribes of the Great Lakes North American Indian Tribes of the Great Lakes

This Osprey looks worth tracking down - review here


Thursday, 28 March 2013

Early Abenaki warrior

Jacques Grassett


Building the Giberne part 1

Fort Ticonderoga blog piece about creating the French cartridge box here

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Wednesday, 27 March 2013

Tarletons etc


2 Bataillon Regiment BÉARN

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Saturday, 23 March 2013

'Camp Bear rocks' Robert Griffing

Chosen by Thomsomfeld, Details here


Thursday, 21 March 2013

Wild Frontier

This is a cool new blog around the flintlock era in 1/32 54mm. Plenty of eye candy on the site too in the form of Ronald Embleton pics and painted 1/32s. Looking forward to how it develops.

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Wednesday, 20 March 2013

Perry Miniatures Revwar redcoats

Should be in the shops and online sales places now. Go here to see more and a deal for a free command figure. Command sprue here

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The Tulle fusil by Andrew Knez Jr

Description of this image here. 
More from this frontier artist here

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Tuesday, 19 March 2013

Indians 1784

Detail of "VIEW of THREE RIVERS taken from the ROAD leading to POINTE du LAC", 1784

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Sunday, 17 March 2013

When Indians attack

Pic from here

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FIW Marines

Over at the Bunker Hill blog. They're Redoubt 28mms


Friday, 15 March 2013

Guilford Courthouse

Today's anniversary is this Revwar battle - wiki here


Thursday, 14 March 2013

Project Redcoats and Rebels - Italy

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Welcome to Logstown by Robert Griffing

More artwork by Griffing here

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Tuesday, 12 March 2013

Fort de Chartres

I haven't featured this reconstructed French era fort before. Not sure why - probably as I've never visited it. Wiki

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King's 8th regiment

Lorenzo Mascherpa photographed this Italian group at the weekend.

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Guilford Courthouse

"Hoskin's House"
Guilford Courthouse, Greensboro, North Carolina March 15, 1781
by Dale Gallon

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Sunday, 10 March 2013

John Buxton

This was sent to me by Thomsomfeld. It is Fort Ligonier 1758. Buy a poster of it here.

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Saturday, 9 March 2013

Carillon in the snow

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Some links from Thomsomfeld

Thomsomfeld has sent in some FIW links of interest - the theme is Nouvelle France reenactment.

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Friday, 8 March 2013

Meanwhile In Italy

The Redcoats and Rebels project are at Verrua Savoy - if you live in the area pop along.

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Gnadenhutten massacre 1782

Happened today in the American Revolution. Read about it in the wiki here

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Wednesday, 6 March 2013

Maurice de Saxe and Canadian clothing

Interesting blog piece on Fort Ti's blog.

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Slaughter at Fort McKerrow

Here at the Shed wars blog in 28mm.

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Compagnie franches de la Marine in 1966

Here for pictures from Montreal in 1966

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Tuesday, 5 March 2013

Seven Years War woodland skirmish

This is a European theatre woodland encounter celebrating the 250th anniversary of the battle of Schweidnitz which is now in Poland. I thought maybe some of you might like to see this.

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Sunday, 3 March 2013

Battle of Brier Creek 1779

This Revwar battle was fought today. Wiki here


Saturday, 2 March 2013

Fort Massac

This looks an interesting fort that was originally a French garrison. Photos from the Massac Marine Facebook page.
Wiki on the fort 

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French troops on the march

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New book of interest

French language. More here
Read his Canadian National Biography page here 
Read what I wrote about him and a look to an old book General of the Indians here

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Friday, 1 March 2013

Royal Welch Fusiliers

As its St Davids Day lets celebrate that famous regiment - here's an image from here from the Regimental Museum.

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