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Tuesday, 30 May 2017

Back into reenactment

I'll be deploying with the 2nd Battalion 84th Regiment Royal Highland Emigrants as their drummer.
future piper

practing with my Japanese friend Hideki

Emi's 18th century clothes. She will portray a servant in the service of the officers. 
Leena in her aunt's clothes which her aunt wore back in the 1990s as a little girl

Ian in my original coat from 1985

Wednesday, 24 May 2017

Saratoga Campaign:American push on Sword's House, September 17, 1777

In this action, Gates, sends his army to push Burgoyne's Army back into the Hudson river.

The Americans quickly push off the British and American artillery occupy the redoubts which are in turn overrun by British Light Infantry 
British and Brunswick troops assault on mass

 The Americans attempt to form lines 

which keep being blown apart by concentrated musketry

in the end, the Americans are driven off. The British camp is saved