Monthly Archives: April 2019

Some random ACW photos from Cold Wars 2019


I took two of my grandsons to Cold Wars 2019 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, a couple of weeks ago. My 10-year-old grandson Aidan Mingus took a few shots of some of the games. Here are some of his images.

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The 1863 battle of Helena, in 40mm


Ian Fainges, Brad Smith, and the wargamers from Down Under (Australia) are back with another great 40mm American Civil War miniature wargame. This time, Ian has graciously sent me photos of their recent game depicting the battle of Helena, Arkansas, fought on July 4, 1863, during the Vicksburg Campaign. The Union victory secured eastern Arkansas for the Federal government for the duration of the war. The battle featured cavalry, a black regiment from Arkansas, infantry, artillery earthworks, and the USS Tyler, a riverine gunboat.

Here are some of the photos of this interesting-looking game!

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