Help support TMP


"Battle of McDowell Conclusions AAR" Topic


5 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 American Revolution Message Board

Back to the 18th Century Battle Reports Message Board



465 hits since 14 Jul 2017
©1994-2017 Bill Armintrout
Comments or corrections?

Personal logo Der Alte Fritz Sponsoring Member of TMP14 Jul 2017 4:12 p.m. PST

On my blog I have post Part 3, the conclusion to my after action report on the AWI Battle of McDowell from my 1780 South Carolina campaign.

link


picture

Winston Smith Supporting Member of TMP14 Jul 2017 4:44 p.m. PST

If I were Ray, I would sue Tarleton for libel.
Serving the papers might be problematic.

davbenbak Supporting Member of TMP15 Jul 2017 6:48 a.m. PST

You mentioned that you used a "sport of Kings" scenario book to randomly generate each specific table set-up. Could you post a link to that book? All I'm finding are horse racing games.

p.s. Very timely post as I recently discovered an ancestor who was in the 1st Carolina 1775-1776 and again with Marion as part of a militia unit in 1780.

Personal logo Florida Tory Supporting Member of TMP15 Jul 2017 7:09 a.m. PST

Several posters on your blog commented on the fantastic troops and terrain, and they are right.

In addition, I also want to complement your skill in writing a clear, consistent series of 3 battle reports with great photographs that tell the same story in parallel with your narrative. Each photograph was included in a way that made it easy to orient the action to the table top, and carried the flow of the battle forward in sequence.

Well done, sir!

Rick

IronDuke596 Supporting Member of TMP15 Jul 2017 7:45 a.m. PST

Well said FT and I eacho your comments.

Sorry - only verified members can post on the forums.