More from the 1812 archives box. Kentucky Volunteers from Old Glory. These miniatures are very cool – good poses and crisp castings. From what I remember from ten years or more ago, they were pretty easy to paint. Like most of my research I relied on memory and seeing a few pictures online so no real apologies for the accuracy or otherwise of their garb. I am not even sure they carried standards but wanted some so there you are.
The Mounted Kentucky Volunteers. One thing about Old Glory ‘Bags o’ Troops’ that I don’t like is the cavalry bags. You get ten figures. I would rather have twelve. While OK for War of 1812 which didn’t see much use of cavalry, it would be annoying doing regular Napoleonic cavalry units under most rule systems.
These mounted figures are however very nice. Good poses – riders seem relaxed in the saddle. The animation is fantastic.