Help support TMP

"Fort DeRussy, Louisiana - March 14, 1864" Topic

17 Posts

All members in good standing are free to post here. Opinions expressed here are solely those of the posters, and have not been cleared with nor are they endorsed by The Miniatures Page.

For more information, see the TMP FAQ.

Back to the ACW Scenarios Message Board

Back to the ACW Discussion Message Board

1,518 hits since 2 Jan 2013
©1994-2015 Bill Armintrout
Comments or corrections?

firstvarty1979 Inactive Member02 Jan 2013 8:04 p.m. PST


The subject of the next ACW fight for Brother Against Brother in 28mm we will be recreating.


A nice site created by the Friends of Fort DeRussy:


Barry S04 Jan 2013 5:48 p.m. PST

If it turns out anything like your Burnside's Bridge and Miller's Cornfield tables, it should be brilliant!



firstvarty1979 Inactive Member11 Jan 2013 2:46 p.m. PST

Thanks, Barry.

We won't bring it out to a convention until its at least as good as those two. We can do the terrain, but developing a scenario that works and is fun is the trick! We'll be pushing the envelope with this game.

firstvarty1979 Inactive Member13 May 2013 9:12 a.m. PST

Some pictures of our work in-progress for our game at Historicon.


Title: Fort DeRussy, Louisiana – March 14, 1864
Description: A small Confederate garrison of holds the fortification known as Fort DeRussy in front of a much larger Union force at the start of the Red River Campaign. Just a few weeks later, this same Union army will be defeated at the battle of Mansfield. What if the Confederates had moved a little quicker, and the Union army a little slower, and instead the two armies fought over possession of the fort?
Scale: 28mm
Rules: Brother Against Brother (Modified)
Period: American Civil War
Players: 12
Length: 5 Hours
Times: Saturday 9 am & Saturday 4 pm

firstvarty1979 Inactive Member21 May 2013 8:09 a.m. PST

I've updated the link in the last post with more pictures of the game's on-going terrain construction.

Barry S22 May 2013 12:07 a.m. PST

Looks great. The ironclad and bridge in particular.

Kimber VanRy Supporting Member of TMP22 May 2013 7:35 a.m. PST

Great stuff, as always gents!

firstvarty1979 Inactive Member28 May 2013 7:01 a.m. PST

Some updates from my compatriot's work:



Barry S28 May 2013 5:27 p.m. PST

I really hope to see one of your games in person one day :o)



firstvarty1979 Inactive Member31 May 2013 8:22 a.m. PST

If you make it here, we'll definitely save a spot for you!

firstvarty1979 Inactive Member03 Jun 2013 10:32 a.m. PST

Completed Bridge photo.


Barry S28 Jun 2013 7:18 a.m. PST

"If you make it here, we'll definitely save a spot for you!"


The bridge looks brilliant. The fortifications ain't half bad either.

firstvarty1979 Inactive Member21 Jul 2013 4:27 p.m. PST

I've updated my Photobucket site with a new folder containing photos of the games we ran at Historicon, including this one.



Personal logo John the Greater Supporting Member of TMP22 Jul 2013 8:21 a.m. PST

The set up was amazing. I wish I could have played, but another game got in the way. Please do it again!

firstvarty1979 Inactive Member22 Jul 2013 9:49 a.m. PST

We will definitely run it again. It's only a question of when. Fall In is a possibility if our schedules can work out.

11th ACR22 Jul 2013 11:11 a.m. PST

Of intrest: link

firstvarty1979 Inactive Member11 Aug 2014 10:18 a.m. PST

We ran this last year at Fall In, and are signed up to run it again, once on Friday and once on Saturday.

Sorry - only verified members can post on the forums.