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oberdu30 Sep 2023 3:19 p.m. PST

Hers the Dismounted French Dragoons for Egypt. Napoleon took 5 regiments to Egypt but many horses died enroute and few were available once there so many Dragoons were forced to fight as infantry. I used Ab miniatures for them although Fighting 15 make them I chose the AB because of easier fitting to the stand size I use.

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Dave Jackson Supporting Member of TMP30 Sep 2023 5:11 p.m. PST

Viking Forge makes dismounted dragoons in gaiters. Usually used in 1806. Some of the very best figures around.

Dave Jackson Supporting Member of TMP30 Sep 2023 5:11 p.m. PST

Sorry…in 15mm

Lets party with Cossacks Supporting Member of TMP06 Oct 2023 5:39 a.m. PST

Nicely done oberdu. What other french units are you planning for this campaign?

oberdu08 Oct 2023 12:05 a.m. PST

Currently I have 10 ligne Demi Brigades 4 Legre Demi Brigades dismounted dragoons, Copt legion, Greek legion, Legion Nautique,Foot Guides, Omars light infantry,2 Dragoon regiments mounted ,1 chasseur regiment,1 hussar regiment,2 regiments Legion cavalry and Mounted guides and Mamelukes of the Republic. 4 batteries of 4 and 8 lbr guns,12 battalion gun sections, Heavy Siege battery 2 Engineer/Sapper companies, camel hospital and I am working on the Balloon section. 5 Division Generals, Napoleon and staff and Kebler and staff. Pretty much all done except balloon which I'll finish in a week. In all the entire Army of the Orient. Then ITs Mamelukes, Persians, Turks Russians and British,

Lets party with Cossacks Supporting Member of TMP09 Oct 2023 4:42 a.m. PST

Splendid!
If you could post pictures of all these units, even a group shot, that would be great. The balloon section for me would have to be a must see.
Thanks for sharing this project.

oberdu09 Oct 2023 10:17 a.m. PST

I will post the Army once I get the Balloon unit up. I am finishing some screens then the balloon is last…then its mamelukes many mamelukes………….

oberdu09 Oct 2023 10:34 p.m. PST

oops I forgot the camel train too working on it.

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