Monday 29 April 2013

The First Annual Muster at Cedar Creek

2014 will be the first year for this F&I event - check it out 
they say 'The event is set on over 2,000+ acres, complete with a frontier farm setting and a full set of defenses'.

Hessen Militär

New (to me anyway)  Facebook page for the German group recreating the age of reason at such places as Schloss Fasanerie and elsewhere.

New Don Troiani image

1st Pennsylvania batallion 1776-7. Don Troiani Facebook page here

Wednesday 24 April 2013

Revwar in the UK

This weekend is the first event of the season for a lot of the British Revwar reenactors - ( here's the Lexington Minute Company) they are at Avoncroft Bromsgrove in the midlands.

The British are coming

The group His Majesty's 10th Regiment of Foot have some excellent pictures of the Concord skirmish like this one of Light Infantry on North Bridge on their Facebook page

Tuesday 23 April 2013

'Hot Stuff'

For St George's day this is a song supposedly about the storming of Quebec. Lyrics here

Friday 19 April 2013

French magazine

Does anyone know about this jourmal? Looks interesting indeed.

18thc 1/72 size comparison

As part of a piece on the Redbox Jacobite Rebellion  Government troops there is this all important comparative piece. I'd like to see the Italeri Iroquois shown but you can't have everything., First thing you notice is the paucity of French troops but I guess that's the reasoning behind the Hagen figures (below).

Project Lakewell Inc

Facebook page for some great initiatives.This is a 26' North "Canoe du nord" Gabagouache —  at Shiawassee River, Corunna, MI.

Lexington and Concord

Today is the day of this pivotal series of skirmishes that kicked off the American Revolution. Here is a clip from 'April Morning' a film about the events. Wiki on the battles

Thursday 18 April 2013

20mm French SYW infantry

Over at Hagen Miniatures they are producing miniatures to fill gaps in the 1/72 market - check them out -
Uwe's blog explaining the ethos of the project.

Friday 12 April 2013

Thursday 11 April 2013

Queen's Rangers

I don't have enough stuff on this blog for the Revwar. It's harder to find stuff I find but anyway here's a British group based in Devon. Society of King George Facebook group

Wednesday 3 April 2013

Fort Detroit 1763

Reconstruction of the appearance of the Fort during the time of the 1763 siege.

Tuesday 2 April 2013

French infantry in New-France, Canada, by Master Louis Frégier

French infantry in New-France, Canada, by Master Louis Frégier, official painter to the french army, in tribute to Master Eugène Leliepvre.