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Lt. Gen. Hancock

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April 1861, Artillery support and Infantry units
« on: April 14, 2007, 11:55:04 AM »
Hi to all AWC lovers

The batteries within the Charlston habor begin to shell the Union Fort Sumpter.
President Lincoln's call for 75,000 volonteers to struck down the rebellion by force is responded by the southern states in mobilizing the local militia to build a defensive force, to protect the home land from invading.

Everywhere, the cry for WAR!!
Last have a secret look to both sides progress in mobilizing their forces.
First we spy out the northern folks, as they form their infantry units
 
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Lt. Gen. Hancock

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Re: April 1865
« Reply #1 on: April 14, 2007, 11:57:35 AM »
More pics of northern army.
You see the back yard of War department, building up batteries of light field guns.

Lt. Gen. Hancock

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Re: April 1865
« Reply #2 on: April 14, 2007, 12:00:27 PM »
And what are the southern folks doing?

Lt. Gen. Hancock

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Re: April 1865
« Reply #3 on: April 14, 2007, 12:02:37 PM »
After search for an ammunition caisson, I have to create my own ones.

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Re: April 1865
« Reply #4 on: April 14, 2007, 12:05:02 PM »
And what about artillery support cars and a field forge.

henry_martini

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Re: April 1861
« Reply #5 on: April 16, 2007, 01:57:16 PM »
i like especially the artillery support train. how did you build the wagon?   
@ geobra: Thanks a lot!!! :-)

Leblanc d. II.

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Re: April 1861
« Reply #6 on: April 17, 2007, 08:14:52 AM »
I think the wagon is from the old sheppard set. Cool idea.
Have fun with the "p"

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Re: April 1861
« Reply #7 on: April 17, 2007, 12:24:16 PM »
Artillery support caisson

Hi Henry_Martini and Leblanc II

Yes you are right, I have modified the old shepard car.
They fit perfect to the normal army caissons. Only thing to do, is to shorten the drawbar und to fix an "eye" for the caisson coupling. That's it. Very easy.

I have tried the same with the new car with the red canvas cover. I don't know from which set these car actually come from, but I liked them more.

See you



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Re: April 1861
« Reply #8 on: April 17, 2007, 02:36:06 PM »
 :o WOW  :o

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Re: April 1861
« Reply #9 on: April 19, 2007, 04:31:00 PM »
Artillery support caisson

Hi Henry_Martini and Leblanc II

Yes you are right, I have modified the old shepard car.
They fit perfect to the normal army caissons. Only thing to do, is to shorten the drawbar und to fix an "eye" for the caisson coupling. That's it. Very easy.

I have tried the same with the new car with the red canvas cover. I don't know from which set these car actually come from, but I liked them more.

See you




the ox car is from this set  ;D
great idea btw gen. hancock!
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