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Thursday, 1 January 2015

Useful American War of Independence Links

Useful American War of Independence Links

Here is a list of useful American War of Independence links,  if you know of any other links which you think should be included then by all means use the comment form below.

Black Powder Rules by Warlord Games.

My American War of Independence Book Library


Buildings In Turmoil do some really nice buildings which are suitable for FIW, AWI and ACW.

Shiloh Church. William Manse George Cabin.

Left picture. Shiloh Church.
Right picture. William Manse George Cabin.

Rogers FarmKlingle Farm

Left picture. Rogers Farm - The farm of Peter and Susan Rogers was just south of town on the west side of Emmitsburg Road.
Right picture. Klingle Farm - The fifteen acre Klingel Farm is south of town on the east side of Emmitsburg Road.

Sherfy Farm Trostle Farm

Left picture. Sherfy Farm - The Sherfy Farm is on Emmitsburg Road about a mile south of town.
Right picture. Trostle Farm - The Trostle Farm is south of Gettysburg on what is now United States Avenue.

Rose Farm Wentz Farm

Left picture. Rose Farm - The farm of George and Dorothy Rose is south of Gettysburg on the eastern side of Emmitsburg Road.
Right picture. Wentz Farm - Just north of the Wheatfield Road on the east side of Emmitsburg Road.

Bliss Farm. Bryan Farm.

Left picture. Bliss Farm.
Right picture. Bryan Farm.

Cordori Farm.  John Wiekert Farm.

Left picture. Cordori Farm.
Right picture. John Wiekert Farm.

Leister Farm. Snyder House.

Left picture. Leister Farm.
Right picture. Snyder House.

Spangler Farm.Brotherton Cabin.

Left picture. Spangler Farm.
Right picture. Brotherton Cabin.

Snodgrass House.One-storey Clapboard House.

Left picture. Snodgrass House.
Right picture. One-storey Clapboard House.

One-storey Stone House.Outbuildings Set One.

Left picture. One-storey Stone House.
Right picture. Outbuildings Set One.

Outbuildings Set Two 1Outbuildings Set Two 2

Outbuildings Set Two.

Jerry's Hobby Junction do some fantastic buildings which are suitable for FIW, AWI and ACW. No longer active.

NST4000  Farmhouse or (village cottage). NST4001 Abandoned house (collapsed).

Left picture. NST4000  Farmhouse or (village cottage).
Right picture. NST4001 Abandoned house (collapsed).

NST4002 L-shaped frame house. NST4003 House with front porch and roof dormers.

Left picture. NST4002 L-shaped frame house.
Right picture. NST4003 House with front porch and roof dormers.

NST4004 Small gabled frame house. NST4005 Outhouses (two different) and Root cellar.

Left picture. NST4004 Small gabled frame house.
Right picture. NST4005 Outhouses (two different) and Root cellar.

NST4006 Two-storey wood frame house with dormers. NST4007 Small house one-storey frame house with front porch.

Left picture. NST4006 Two-storey wood frame house with dormers.
Right picture. NST4007 Small house one-storey frame house with front porch.

NST4008 Two-storey plantation mansion with front columns. NST4010  One-storey stone house.

Left picture. NST4008 Two-storey plantation mansion with front columns.
Right picture. NST4010  One-storey stone house.

NST4011 Two-storey Stonehouse. NST4015 Two dog houses with dogs.

Left picture. NST4011 Two-storey Stone house.
Right picture. NST4015 Two dog houses with dogs.

NST4020 Small slat walled house. NST4021 Small slat walled house with extension.

Left picture. NST4020 Small slat walled house.
Right picture. NST4021 Small slat walled house with extension.

NST4031 Wide log house with shuttered windows. NST4032 Log house with a side stone chimney.

Left picture. NST4031 Wide log house with shuttered windows.
Right picture. NST4032 Log house with a side stone chimney.

NST4033 Small cabin with side chimney. NST4034 Small cabin with peaked roof chimney.

Left picture. NST4033 Small cabin with side chimney.
Right picture. NST4034 Small cabin with peaked roof chimney.

NST4035 Log cabin with end wall chimney. NST4038 Two-storey log house with porch.

Left picture. NST4035 Log cabin with end wall chimney.
Right picture. NST4038 Two-storey log house with porch.

NST4040 Cow barn with open doors, gambrel style roof. NST4041 Frame barn or blacksmith shop.

Left picture. NST4040 Cow barn with open doors, gambrel style roof.
Right picture. NST4041 Frame barn or blacksmith shop.

NST4042 Stone shed or barn. NST4045 Two wooden sheds.

Left picture. NST4042 Stone shed or barn.
Right picture. NST4045 Two wooden sheds.

NST4050 Frame store on a raised platform. NST4051 Stone store with false front.

Left picture. NST4050 Frame store on a raised platform.
Right picture. NST4051 Stone store with false front.

NST4052 Would frame store with false front. NST4053 Log store with a false front.

Left picture. NST4052 Would frame store with false front.
Right picture. NST4053 Log store with a false front.

NST4060 Schoolhouse. NST4061 Railroad station.

Left picture. NST4060 Schoolhouse.
Right picture. NST4061 Railroad station.

NST4065 Frame church with steeple and cross. NST7155 Stone church with tower, steeple, and cross.

Left picture. NST4065 Frame church with steeple and cross.
Right picture. NST7155 Stone church with tower, steeple, and cross.

Escenografía épsilon do a few buildings which are suitable for FIW, AWI and ACW.

ACW10-01 Barns (2 units).

ACW10-01 Barns (2 units).

Kallistra do a nice range of AWI figures, but due to size difference decided not to use them.


Magister Militum Miniatures do some buildings which are suitable for FIW, AWI and ACW.

BD201 10 mm Stone Cottage, two chimneys.BD202 10 mm Stone Cottage, two storey.

Left picture. BD201 10 mm Stone Cottage, two chimneys.
Right picture. BD202 10 mm Stone Cottage, two storey.

BD208 10 mm Clapboard House.BD209 10 mm Wooden Church.

Left picture. BD208 10 mm Clapboard House.
Right picture. BD209 10 mm Wooden Church.

BD210 10 mm Clapboard House

BD210 10 mm Clapboard House 

Old Glory Miniatures do both American and British figures, and a range of buildings which are suitable for FIW, AWI and ACW.

10AWI-101: Continental Infantry Command.
10AWI-102: Continental Infantry.

10AWI-103: Continental Infantry Command, Hunting shirt.
10AWI-104: Continental Infantry in Hunting Shirt.

10AWI-105: British Infantry Command.
10AWI-106: British Infantry.

10AWI-107: British Grenadiers.
10AWI-108: British Light Infantry, skirmishing.

10AWI-110: Militia Command.
10AWI-111: Militia.

10AWI-112: American Riflemen, skirmishing.
10AWI-113: American Light Dragoons. Inc. Command.

10AWI-114: British Light Dragoons inc Command.
10AWI-115: Tarletons Legion Dragoons inc. Command.

10AWI-116: Generals.
10AWI-117: Artillery crews(suitable for both sides).

10AWI-118: Limbers and Teams.
10AWI-119: 6pdr Guns and Grasshopper guns.

10AWI-120: Highlanders in Kilt including Command.
10AWI-121: Indians skirmishing.   

Old Glory Miniatures Buildings.


ACWBL-001: 10mm Church Set. Contains 4 model buildingsACWBL-002: 10mm Farm Set Contains Contains 3 model buildings plus well and 2 different Out-Houses

Left picture. ACWBL-001: 10mm Church Set. Contains 4 model buildings.
Right picture. ACWBL-002: 10mm Farm Set Contains Contains 3 model buildings plus well and 2 different Out-Houses.

Pendraken Miniatures do American British and German figures for the AWI, and a small range of buildings. However the majority of my AWI armies will be built using Pendraken Miniatures as they are absolutely fantastic.

Pendraken Miniatures  American figures.

AWA1 Early continentals, march attack. AWA2 Continentals, hunting shirts, marching.

Left picture. AWA1 Early continentals, march attack.
Right picture. AWA2 Continentals, hunting shirts, marching.

AWA3 Continentals, coats and caps, marching. AWA4 Militia, standing.

Left picture. AWA3 Continentals, coats and caps, marching.
Right picture. AWA4 Militia, standing.

AWA5 Militia, firing line. AWA6 Militia, command, standing.

Left picture. AWA5 Militia, firing line.
Right picture. AWA6 Militia, command, standing.

AWA7 Continentals, firing line. AWA8 Continental command, coats, marching.

Left picture. AWA7 Continentals, firing line.
Right picture. AWA8 Continental command, coats, marching.

AWA9 Continental command, hunting shirts. AWA10 Continental, hunting shirts, firing line.

Left picture. AWA9 Continental command, hunting shirts.
Right picture. AWA10 Continental, hunting shirts, firing line.

AWA11 Riflemen including command. AWA12 6pdr battalion gun, ammo boxes and crew.

Left picture. AWA11 Riflemen including command.
Right picture. AWA12 6pdr battalion gun, ammo boxes and crew.

AWA13 6pdr gun with crew. AWA14 3pdr gun with crew.

Left picture. AWA13 6pdr gun with crew.
Right picture. AWA14 3pdr gun with crew.

AWA15 5.5" Howitzer gun with crew. AWA16 Continentals, 1779 regulation uniform, standing.

Left picture. AWA15 5.5" Howitzer gun with crew.
Right picture. AWA16 Continentals, 1779 regulation uniform, standing.

AWA17 Summer militia / continentals in waistcoats. AWA18 Artillery crews.

Left picture. AWA17 Summer militia / continentals in waistcoats.
Right picture. AWA18 Artillery crews.

AWA19 Mounted Officers. AWA20 Continental command, 1779 Reg's, standing.

Left picture. AWA19 Mounted Officers.
Right picture. AWA20 Continental command, 1779 Reg's, standing.

AWA21 Rhode Island regiment, inc. command, no picture.

AWA22 Continental command, 1779 Reg's, marching.

AWA22 Continental command, 1779 Reg's, marching.

AWA23 Continental's, 1779 Reg's, marching. AWA24 Continental's, 1779 Reg's, hunting shirts, marching.

Left picture. AWA23 Continental's, 1779 Reg's, marching.
Right picture. AWA24 Continental's, 1779 Reg's, hunting shirts, marching.

AWA25 Dragoons in French helmet.

AWA25 Dragoons in French helmet.

Pendraken Miniatures British figures.

AWB1 British line, 1768 warrant, march attack. AWB2 British line, 1768 warrant, standing.

Left picture. AWB1 British line, 1768 warrant, march attack.
Right picture. AWB2 British line, 1768 warrant, standing.

AWB3 British line, 1768 warrant, firing line. AWB4 British line, 1768 warrant, charging.

Left picture. AWB3 British line, 1768 warrant, firing line.
Right picture. AWB4 British line, 1768 warrant, charging.

AWB5 British Grenadiers, 1768 warrant, march attack. AWB6 British Grenadiers, 1768 warrant, charging.

Left picture. AWB5 British Grenadiers, 1768 warrant, march attack.
Right picture. AWB6 British Grenadiers, 1768 warrant, charging.

AWB7 Highlander centre company, kilts, marching. AWB8 Highlander centre company, trews, marching.

Left picture. AWB7 Highlander centre company, kilts, marching.
Right picture. AWB8 Highlander centre company, trews, marching.

AWB9 British Light Infantry, chain helmets, skirmishing. AWB10 British line, 1768 warrant, command, march attack.

Left picture. AWB9 British Light Infantry, chain helmets, skirmishing.
Right picture. AWB10 British line, 1768 warrant, command, march attack.


Left picture. AWB11 British line, 1768 warrant, command, standing.
Right picture. AWB12 British line, 1768 warrant, command, charging.

AWB11 British line, 1768 warrant, command, standing. AWB12 British line, 1768 warrant, command, charging.

Left picture. AWB13 Highlander, trews, flank company.
Right picture. AWB14 Highlander, Grenadiers kilts, marching.

AWB15 Highlander, trews, command. AWB16 Highlander, kilt, command.

Left picture. AWB15 Highlander, trews, command.
Right picture. AWB16 Highlander, kilt, command.

AWB17 Grenadier command, charging. AWB18 Line, short coats, round hats, marching.

Left picture. AWB17 Grenadier command, charging.
Right picture. AWB18 Line, short coats, round hats, marching.

AWB19 Roundabouts, round hats, marching. AWB20 Roundabouts, round hats, blanket roll, marching.

Left picture. AWB19 Roundabouts, round hats, marching.
Right picture. AWB20 Roundabouts, round hats, blanket roll, marching.

AWB21 Saratoga dress, standing. AWB22 British light infantry, crested helm, skirmish.

Left picture. AWB21 Saratoga dress, standing.
Right picture. AWB22 British light infantry, crested helm, skirmish.

AWB23 Light infantry, chain helmets, marching. AWB24 British line, charging, Saratoga dress.

Left picture. AWB23 Light infantry, chain helmets, marching.
Right picture. AWB24 British line, charging, Saratoga dress.

AWB25 Grenadier command, marching. AWB26 Light infantry command.

Left picture. AWB25 Grenadier command, marching.
Right picture. AWB26 Light infantry command.

AWB27 Queens rangers, grenadiers. AWB28 Queens rangers, centre company.

Left picture. AWB27 Queens rangers, grenadiers.
Right picture. AWB28 Queens rangers, centre company.

AWB29 6pdr battalion gun, ammo boxes and crew. AWB30 6pdr gun with crew.

Left picture. AWB29 6pdr battalion gun, ammo boxes and crew.
Right picture. AWB30 6pdr gun with crew.

AWB31 3pdr gun with crew. AWB32 5.5" Howitzer with crew.

Left picture. AWB31 3pdr gun with crew.
Right picture. AWB32 5.5" Howitzer with crew.

AWB33 17th Light Dragoons in Emsdorf helmet. AWB34 Cut down coats and round hats, charging.

Left picture. AWB33 17th Light Dragoons in Emsdorf helmet.
Right picture. AWB34 Cut down coats and round hats, charging.

AWB35 Saratoga uniform, marching. AWB36 Artillery crews in cap.

Left picture. AWB35 Saratoga uniform, marching.
Right picture. AWB36 Artillery crews in cap.

AWB37 Mounted Officers. AWB38 Saratoga command, standing.

Left picture. AWB37 Mounted Officers.
Right picture. AWB38 Saratoga command, standing.

AWB39 Saratoga command, marching. AWB40 Cutdown coat / Round hat command, standing.

Left picture. AWB39 Saratoga command, marching.
Right picture. AWB40 Cutdown coat / Round hat command, standing.

AWB41 Cut down coat / Round hat command, charging. AWB42 Guards Line company, advancing.

Left picture. AWB41 Cut down coat / Round hat command, charging.
Right picture. AWB42 Guards Line company, advancing.

AWB43 Guards Flank company, advancing. AWB44 Guards command, advancing.

Left picture. AWB43 Guards Flank company, advancing.
Right picture. AWB44 Guards command, advancing.

AWB45 Light Dragoons in tarleton. AWB46 British Legion cavalry.

Left picture. AWB45 Light Dragoons in tarleton.
Right picture. AWB46 British Legion cavalry.

Pendraken Miniatures  French figures.

AWF1 Fusiliers, marching. AWF2 Grenadiers in bearskins, marching.

Left picture. AWF1 Fusiliers, marching.
Right picture. AWF2 Grenadiers in bearskins, marching.

AWF3 Line command, marching. AWF4 Grenadier command, marching.

Left picture. AWF3 Line command, marching.
Right picture. AWF4 Grenadier command, marching.

Pendraken Miniatures German figures.

AWG1 Hessian Grenadiers, standing. AWG2 Brunswick musketeers, marching.

Left picture. AWG1 Hessian Grenadiers, standing.
Right picture. AWG2 Brunswick musketeers, marching.

AWG3 Hessian musketeer, standing. AWG4 Brunswick musketeer command.

Left picture. AWG3 Hessian musketeer, standing.
Right picture. AWG4 Brunswick musketeer command.

AWG5 Brunswick Grenadiers, marching, including command. AWG6 Jagers including command.

Left picture. AWG5 Brunswick Grenadiers, marching, including command.
Right picture. AWG6 Jagers including command.

AWG7 Hessian Grenadiers, Regt Rall, including command. AWG8 Hessian fusilier, firing line.

Left picture. AWG7 Hessian Grenadiers, Regt Rall, including command.
Right picture. AWG8 Hessian fusilier, firing line.

AWG9 Hessian musketeer command. AWG10 Hessian fusilier command.

Left picture. AWG9 Hessian musketeer command.
Right picture. AWG10 Hessian fusilier command.

AWG11 Hessian grenadier command.

AWG11 Hessian grenadier command. 

Pendraken Miniatures Buildings.

PS32 Antietam chapel. PS35 ACW buildings (5).

Left picture. PS32 Antietam chapel.
Right picture. PS35 ACW buildings (5).

PS33 Star fort with outer ditch, 16-19th Century.

PS33 Star fort with outer ditch, 16-19th Century.

TimeCast Buildings do a range of buildings which are suitable for FIW, AWI and ACW.

32/001 Henry House -  New Design and Master. 32/002 Brian Farm - Gettysburg.

Left picture. 32/001 Henry House -  New Design and Master. The model represents a typical 19th Century wooden farmhouse and is based on the post war rebuilt Henry House (the one on the present day site) rather than the original which was badly damaged during the battle. The model comprises six pieces and includes a cast metal chimney and porch. 
Right picture. 32/002 Brian Farm - Gettysburg. Based on contemporary pictures and modern reconstructions this model is a typical small farm building. A two piece set comprising a farmhouse and barn.

32/003 Dunker Church. 32/004 Fair Oaks House.

Left picture. 32/003 Dunker Church. The famous whitewashed brick church from the Antietam battlefield.
Right picture. 32/004 Fair Oaks House. A wooden clapboard house. Based on contemporary photographs of the Fair Oaks/Seven Pines battlefield. This model is a three part kit and requires some assembly.

32/005 Stone House. 32/006 Lee & Gordon's Mill, Chickamauga.

Left picture. 32/005 Stone House. Based on the stone house which served as a temporary hospital at the Battle of First Manassas.
Right picture. 32/006 Lee & Gordon's Mill, Chickamauga. Based on the wooden mill building on the Chickamauga River (photographed shortly after the battle).

32/007 Bennett's Farm. North Carolina 1865. 32/008 Gaines' House. An 18th Century house near Mechanicsville, Virginia.

Left picture. 32/007 Bennett's Farm. North Carolina 1865. This is a three piece set comprising the main farmhouse, a farm worker's house and a barn.
Right picture. 32/008 Gaines' House. An 18th Century house near Mechanicsville, Virginia. This set includes the house and a wooden shed/utility building. The model includes a metal chimney and some assembly is required. The original building is described as being painted in "red" and "yellow". A comparison with colours made by modern companies specialising in "historical" paints indicate that the house was probably painted with yellow ochre walls and a terracotta red roof.

32/009 Farm Shop and Wagon Shed.

32/009 Farm Shop and Wagon Shed. These buildings, believed to have been built in the early 19th Century, were part of the Poffenberger Farm estate at the time of the battle of Antietam.