Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Chantilly Part 2

After the CSA forces appeared to be gaining a significant advantage on their left flank, the US brigades on that flank rapidly advanced, blunting the CSA advance and charging into several flank attacks.

Attacked in their front, the CSA assault slows...and a US regiment starts to swing into their right flank

US advance on their left flank, past the Orchard and across the open fields towards the CSA forces waiting in the far woods

Another shot of the CSA main assault grinding to a hault as the US regiments blunt their impetus

Meanwhile, the far left CSA brigade is in position to launch the attack on the US forces.  A single US regiment stands in their way.

The US attack rolls into the CSA brigade's flank and forces a complete change of plan for the CSA

The US attack across the open fields makes it to the defending CSA line

US forces facing the CSA on the CSA left as the CSA infantry gets ready to emerge from the woods

More to follow!


  1. Hi Brent,
    Nice looking game, as always. It looks like you have used OG 1st edition figs for a lot of your troops. Are there specific codes you would recommend to create a mix of marching, advancing and skirmishing poses?
    I'm also interested in the colors used for your US troops. They look a bit more "gray" than the usual. That's not a criticism, I like 'em!

  2. My ACW stuff is a mix of OG 1st edition, Sash and Saber, Wargames Foundry, Redoubt, and Renegade. I think there is a unit of Firing Line in there as well. Its been a long time since I bought the OG stuff. I'd suggest checking the old glory miniatures website - they have fairly decent pictures of the entire ACW line. Some of the later codes have "better" figures - particularly the bags identified as specific USA Corps. Its all personal taste in the end, though! I use craft paints - the jackets are lightened and darkened and a stock bottle of Delta "Nightfall Blue", which does have a greyish tint to it.