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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Location: Midsomer Norton Radstock near Bath, Somerset, United Kingdom

Writing about things that turn up on my 'interest radar' - history, movies, music

Tuesday, 29 November 2016

The Battle of Autossee November 29, 1813

This battle is pretty obscure but it is also interesting - read about it here


The militia of Georgia in the war of 1812


Sunday, 27 November 2016

The late Colin Adams with the Coldstream Guards

Kirby Hall late 90s.

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Florida Seminole Wars

Great Facebook page if you have an interest.
Image: The Blockhouse, interpretive Center at Collier-Seminole State Park. Built about 1941 to remember the Third Seminole War fought in the area.

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Thursday, 24 November 2016

Happy Thanksgiving

Image is of the 'New World' section of the acclaimed Ulster American Folkpark in Northern Ireland.

Sunday, 20 November 2016

Canadian Militia winter camp Seven Years War

\more of my drawing of historical images here

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Friday, 18 November 2016

Article by Ralph Mitchard on the F&I war event in Bath


Some old French and Indian war photos

Redcoats in the forest

hand-to-hand for the TV
Ralph MItchard doing the commentary
For more go here https://uk.pinterest.com/ralphjmitchard/vintage-new-france-old-england/

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Wednesday, 16 November 2016

Ralph Mitchard French and Indian War images

Fort Necesssity
More images here https://uk.pinterest.com/ralphjmitchard/

French Marine and Indian

Rogers Rangers


Tuesday, 15 November 2016

January 21 - Ticonderoga''s Battle on Snowshoes

Join Fort Ticonderoga as it recreates the battle on the anniversary of the event in 1757. Experience the dramatic clash in the woods between French soldiers and Rogers Rangers as the roar of muskets bring to life Ranger warfare and the struggle for North America.

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Sunday, 13 November 2016

Ralph Mitchard Illustrations

Plenty of F and I illustrations done by me from the time I used to run a reenactment society and published a newsletter The Bloody Morning Scout.Pinterest page here
Compagnies franches de la Marine 1755

Canadian Militia officer

Birchbark canoe

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Saturday, 12 November 2016

Vintage New France & Old England

 Don't forget to visit my Pinterest page on French and Indian War reenactment UK stylee.

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Thursday, 10 November 2016

Canadian Militia (Milice) of the Seven Years War by Jeff Lebo

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Monday, 7 November 2016

Capitaine Perdu Vol. 2

French language BD set  in the aftermath of the Seven Years War. See panels here

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Battle of Tippecanoe

Today's anniversary. Wiki


Wednesday, 2 November 2016

Article from Tradition 'I was at Port-Mahon' (Minorca)

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Tuesday, 1 November 2016

Major Patrick Campbell c 1775, attributed to John Singleton Copley 5h