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

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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?

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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

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Thursday, 28 March 2013

Early Abenaki warrior

Jacques Grassett

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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

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2 Bataillon Regiment BÉARN

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Saturday, 23 March 2013

'Camp Bear rocks' Robert Griffing

Chosen by Thomsomfeld, Details here

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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

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Friday, 15 March 2013

Guilford Courthouse

Today's anniversary is this Revwar battle - wiki here

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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

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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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