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

Friday, 29 July 2016

Kickstarter is Live!

Go here for details of the 28mm Redcoats project.

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Thursday, 28 July 2016

Louisbourg Under Siege

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Monday, 25 July 2016

60th Foot by Old Fort Niagara

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25th July British capture Fort Niagara

The Battle of La Belle-Famille, July 24, 1759
 from here
https://gardenwalkgardentalk.com/…/04/old-fort-niagara-par…/

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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!

http://www.gunandswordcollector.com/Templates/book%20pages/chartrand.html

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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.

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Saturday, 9 July 2016

Battle of the Monongahela

today's anniversary.

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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

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Wednesday, 6 July 2016

Happy 40th birthday Ulster American Folk Park


Fort Ticonderoga fife and drums

New Royal Artillery uniforms now sported. Looks great.

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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.

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Monday, 4 July 2016

Happy 4th July

OSPREY MAA-366 - Colonial American Troops 1610-1774 (1)

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Sunday, 3 July 2016

4th July celebrations in Ulster

Omagh is back in the American Revolution with a woodland Indian camp.

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