Sunday 23 November 2014


John Theophilus Rawdon-Hastings, 2nd son of the 1st Earl of Moira, in the uniform of the 15th Regiment of Foot (1776) with a flintlock gun.

Friday 14 November 2014

La Compagnie on Vimeo

La Compagnie goes behind the scenes of La Compagnie de la Vérendrye, an internationally renown re-enacting group to discover why 21st century men and women are driven to bring the past to life.

La Compagnie from Jeff Riddell on Vimeo.

Monday 10 November 2014

NEW - diorama from Thomsomfeld

 AWI Philadelphia Campaign 1777 Attack on the british Arrièregarde/ Rearguard

British Light Infantry In Round Hats /cut down Hats/ slouch hats. The mounted man is from the 16th light dragoons with Round Hat /cut down Hat/ slouch hat. See here:
Work in Progress with historical links

The St. Augustine Garrison

Recreating the spanish troops of 1740s St Augustine is this group - webpage here and Facebook page here

Today in 1702

English colonists under the command of James Moore besiege Spanish St. Augustine during Queen Anne's War.
Image from Today in Florida History 
Article on James Moore

Friday 7 November 2014

Twentieth Annual War College of the Seven Years' War May 15-17, 2015

Fort Ticonderoga hosts the Twentieth Annual War college of the Seven Years' War May 15-17, 2015, in the Deborah Clarke Mars Education Center. More here. Thanks to David C for finding this

Battle of Tippecanoe

 was fought today on November 7, 1811
Wiki here

Wednesday 5 November 2014

Augustin de La Balme

This fascinating French officer was defeated this day by Little Turtle thwarting his attempt to take Fort Detroit. wiki

Sunday 2 November 2014