La Haye Saint Diagrams

This site has some pictures and diagrams from the Sharpe film that centered around La Haye Saint. This is an outstanding resource for anyone wanting to build their own model of the farmstead.

Musket Effectiveness Analysis

Rules writers pay attention! Mike Willegal has written an analysis of the effectiveness of black powder muskets.

Naval Warfare In The Civil War

Peter Hunt of the Hong Kong Society of Wargamers has written a set of articles about Naval Warfare in the American Civil War. This is, I think, a sadly neglected period for wargamers. I have a couple of dozen ships in 1/1200 scale, and the games have always been well received.

Civil War Artillery Primer

Mike’s Hobby Home has this primer on American Civil War artillery. The information includes a good table on the various pieces, including data on the shot size, range of the weapons, elevation and the number in use.

British Battles Website

The British Battles website has accounts, maps and orders of battle for dozens of famous battles involving the British army. Included are Battles from King George’s War, the Jacobite Rebellion, The French and Indian War, the American Revolution, the Peninuslar War, and other Napoleonic Era battles. It’s an incredible resource for the miniature wargamer.