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Anton Ryzbak29 Oct 2021 9:21 p.m. PST


A couple of weeks if serious effort (for me at least) has gotten my 1813 Prussian Infantry Brigade project off to a pretty good start. All that is left is a couple of units of horse and an artillery battery. link

Puster Sponsoring Member of TMP29 Oct 2021 9:57 p.m. PST

Wargames Atlantic an Perrys on 6cm sabot bases, if my eyes do not fool me…

Fine project…

GamesPoet Supporting Member of TMP30 Oct 2021 2:44 a.m. PST

Congrats, looks like a wonderful project!

14Bore30 Oct 2021 3:46 a.m. PST

28s are a big handle to grab and your doing well

SHaT198430 Oct 2021 10:56 a.m. PST

Yes they do look good.

Forgive me, but I thought from my own previous research that Prussian Brigades comprised 3x 3 battalion regiments normally?
I do have an Allied 1813/14 army but it is 'generic' in nature being based on figures available rather than a specific OB.
Regards dave

Anton Ryzbak30 Oct 2021 8:05 p.m. PST

SHaT1984, I have three battalions of Landwehr coming to make up that third of the brigade. I intend on specifically building the 11th Brigade of the II Prussian Corps which consisted of:

11th Brigade
Ziethen, GM Hans-Ernst-Karl von

Silesian Schutzen: battalion

Silesian Infantry Regiment Nr. 1: 3 battalions

Reserve Infantry Regiment Nr. 10: 3 battalions

Silesian Landwehr Infantry Regiment Nr. 8: 4 battalions

Neumark Dragoon Regiment: 4 squadrons

Silesian Landwehr Cavalry Regiment Nr. 1: 1 squadron

1 6pdr Foot Battery

I have seen the Landwehr listed as anything from two to four battalions so I'm going with three.

Anton Ryzbak08 Nov 2021 11:11 a.m. PST

I got started on the cavalry the other day


SHaT198408 Nov 2021 11:24 a.m. PST

Hah hah, those are the wurst!

Anton Ryzbak08 Nov 2021 8:24 p.m. PST

And here they are painted link


Anton Ryzbak11 Nov 2021 7:56 a.m. PST


The almost complete brigade all on the table at once link

Anton Ryzbak24 Nov 2021 10:01 p.m. PST


Thanks to some top-flight service from Old Glory I got my guns and gunners in time to beat my deadline. A couple of days of inmtensive painting and they are based and ready to go! For once I have completed a wargaming project on time and under budget! It feels funny. More pix here link

SHaT198425 Nov 2021 11:41 a.m. PST

thumbs up

imanvl30 Sep 2022 1:36 p.m. PST

Dear Anton, Looks great. I happen to be painting roughly the same set of figures. Just wondering: you have the shako covers white. I have not seen that elsewhere. Is that because reserve units just used whatever they could get their hands on or is it army issue?

Anton Ryzbak30 Sep 2022 3:20 p.m. PST

Actually they are a pale buff/gray. Many units were issued covers made from canvas sailcloth. In reality the figures are darker, my cellphone camera has problems with the lighting and tends to wash out some colors rather badly.

At that stage in the war some units were issued just shako covers and advised to stuff them with straw to give them shape. Other units stole French shakoes from warehouses and used them with the face-plate torn off. Desperate times, desperate measures. To my understanding there was an entire brigade dressed is donated British uniforms.

imanvl01 Oct 2022 9:12 p.m. PST

Thanks for your quick answer -- will share the result once I'm done

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