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Pyrate Captain22 Jul 2019 5:44 a.m. PST

For ACW, Elizabethan and Vietnam War Vietnamese. A mix of genders and ages would be welcome. Help anyone?

saltflats192922 Jul 2019 6:10 a.m. PST

Westwind do some Vietnam

John Armatys22 Jul 2019 6:30 a.m. PST

Redoubt does a pack of ACW civilians link

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP22 Jul 2019 6:32 a.m. PST

Foundry has assorted figures in their various "Pike and Shot" ranges that may be useful for your Elizabethan project.

rustymusket22 Jul 2019 6:48 a.m. PST

Foundry also has some civilians from their Wild West figures. Farmer and wife, newspaper reporter, town doctor, other trades and professions.

HMS Exeter22 Jul 2019 7:00 a.m. PST

North Star's GS43 Civilians are worth a look. The men are probably too wide of the mark, (at least not w/o a head swap) but the ladies might work.

For Elizabethan village types, just about any Dark Age thru Medieval salt of the earth'y types ought to work.

Davek0scale22 Jul 2019 7:06 a.m. PST

Acw civilians

link Eurekaminiusa

link Redountenterprises

link Oldglory25s

link Oldglory25s

link Brigadegames

link Perry miniatures

link Wargames foundry

link Brigadegames

link Knuckleduster

A good visual reference for acw civilian looks is the movie "Gangs of New York". Of course there are many good inspirations in other sources like " Gods and Generals", "Gettysburg", "Glory", and such.

If in need, some figures look right (in my opinion) from the American Revolution period, the Victorian period, and the Wild West period. Some of my links reflect this opinion.

There are more articles on this on TMP.

Davek0scale22 Jul 2019 7:13 a.m. PST

The most elusive acw civilians I know of are the "uncivil war" figures. No idea how to find them any more.

Personal logo Bobgnar Supporting Member of TMP22 Jul 2019 11:01 a.m. PST

Speaking of gangs Of New York, The virtual armchair general has lots of figures for that. They are armed with clubs and pistols and such, but easily converted to an unarmed civilians. Brigade games too In their Victorian section. These are, of course, city civilians.

Personal logo Jeff Ewing Supporting Member of TMP22 Jul 2019 11:05 a.m. PST

Old Glory also does a pack of Wagon train settlers, which fit into mid-C19: link

jedburgh22 Jul 2019 4:39 p.m. PST

Tsuba miniatures – sold through Empress have a nice pack of figures entitled 'Virgil Quick Come See'.


GUNBOAT24 Jul 2019 3:14 a.m. PST

Elite Wargames and Models has lots of females figures

22ndFoot25 Jul 2019 6:47 a.m. PST


Hoka Hey link have some suitable Elizabethan civilians in their Border Reivers range. These were the Graven Images range and include the Baby-Eating Bishop of Bath & Wells.

The Assault Group also have some in the English Tudor range: link Includes Blackadder types.

There was another range of 28mm Reivers whose name escapes me for the moment.

Eureka are probably worth a look too – they just launched all the characters from Romeo and Juliet. link or link

You can always use figures from the Dixon range and some of the Foundry Seadogs will work as civilians.

GUNBOAT31 Jul 2019 1:44 a.m. PST

Some nice Females and young girls from Elite Wargames and Models

Davek0scale06 Nov 2019 6:55 a.m. PST

perry's miniatures do some Japanese civilians that may work.


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