Category Archives: Periods – Nineteenth century

‘Apache Warrior versus US Cavalryman’ (Osprey) review

Jonathan Aird reviews an Osprey focused on the American Indian wars. It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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A sample article for April

Here’s a link to this month’s sample article from past issues of Lone Warrior magazine. This one’s by Rob Morgan, who uses a pair of book review to discuss South American wars and where to find useful figures for the … Continue reading

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A sample article for February

Here’s a sample article from the pages of past Lone Warrior journals. This one is from Kevin White, who has designed a solo game featuring an Old West theme, with a wagon train, U.S. cavalry and hostile Indians. It’s on … Continue reading

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Popov ironclads

By Rob Morgan Here’s an old model. I bought it at a wargames show donkey’s years ago, made of balsa wood and wire, with odd bits superglued on. One of the two Popov circular ironclads built by the Russians in … Continue reading

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Review of ‘Tippecanoe 1811: The Prophet’s Battle’ (Osprey)

Paul Le Long reviews an Osprey Campaign book on American frontier fighting. It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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Review of ‘German Armies 1870-71 (1): Prussia’ (Osprey)

Paul Le Long reviews an Osprey on the Prussian army of 1870-71. It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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A gun crew in action

By Rob Morgan At first sight, this painting might seem to portray a Federal gun crew coming into action in the American Civil War, but it’s far from that continent and that war. The gunners depicted here are Danish, and … Continue reading

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Call for the cavalry!

By Rob Morgan This was an article in Minerva, the archaeological journal (often with a decent nugget or two for the ancient and classical wargamer) in the May/June 2016 issue (pp. 8-11) in its Roman Military History series, in this … Continue reading

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Two short notes on naval warfare

By Rob Morgan The Society for Nautical Research’s excellent newsletter Topmasts No.19, for August 2016, has arrived, and in it two interesting short pieces, each with something to offer the naval wargamer. First, for the 150th anniversary of the Battle … Continue reading

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Review of ‘Bloody Big Battles’ rules

Paul Le Long provides his promised full review of Chris Pringle’s rules for the late 19th century, “Bloody Big Battles.” It’s on the Reviews page.

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