The Napoleonic Source Book by Philip Haythornthwaite

Philip Haythornthwaite's The Napoleonic Sourcebook is a good place to start for a basic understanding of the Napoleonic Wars. The volume is divided into six major sections: The Campaigns, Weapons and the Practice of War, The Nations Involved in the Wars, Biographies, Sources, Miscellaea and a useful glossary. There are more than 200 black and white illustrations, maps and charts. For the painter, the book has descriptions of various uniforms and lists of uniform, facing, hat and button colors.

The Napoleonic Source Book

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Making A Paper Town In 15mm

The Small World Productions Blog has a short tutorial on making a paper model village for 15mm Napoleonic miniatures.

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Russo-Swedish War History and Gaming Ideas

For Napoleonics gamers looking for "something different," there's the Russo-Swedish war. Here's some background and gaming possibilities: Russo Swedish War of 1808-1809

Free Waterloo Articles Bundle From Wargames, Soldiers and Strategy

For the 200th anniversary of the Waterloo campaign, Wargames, Soldiers and Strategy offers a free downloadable bundle of articles from their magazine.

Photos of Veterans of the Napoleonic Wars

In 1858, a group of surviving soldiers of Napoleon's Grand Armee were photographed wearing their original uniforms. You can see the photos at the link.