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!

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.

Thursday 7 July 2016

A View of Ticonderoga from a Point on the North Shore of Lake Champlain

From here
1777  -  Watercolour and pen and ink over pencil on laid paper
Inscription: in brown watercolour, recto b.: A View of TICONDEROGA from a Point on the North Shore of Lake Champlain.; l.r.: James Hunter. 1777.
James Hunter (active 1776-1792 ) (Artist)
Credit: National Archives of Canada, Ottawa (Accession No. 1989-246-1) Reproduction No: C-001524

Wednesday 6 July 2016

Happy 40th birthday Ulster American Folk Park

Fort Ticonderoga fife and drums

New Royal Artillery uniforms now sported. Looks great.

Galloping Major redcoats

Three men of the 60th Foot firing - no lace on the coats and I've sculpted them without swords. They could also be painted as soldiers of H.M. Independent Companies of Foot or other line regiments with lace removed.
Watch out for notifications for planned launch of British regulars for the 7 Years War & French & Indian War.

Monday 4 July 2016

Stillman's Run

 The first skirmish of the Black Hawk War took place #OnThisDay in 1832. Sauk and Meskwaki forces, who were trying to reclaim land in Illino...