Tagged: Peninsular War

New: Plastic 95th Riflemen

To produce the required amount of miniatures for Waterloo Replayed: The Great Game, we created our fantastic 95th Riflemen in plastic. Available for a limited time only, these miniatures are a…

Spotlight: The Storming of Badajoz

On April 6th, the city of Nottingham commemorates Badajoz day, recognising the achievement of one of its citizens during the siege in 1812! Having stalled the now-disgraced Marshal Massena at…

Black Powder 2: The Peninsular War

Plagued by guerillas and the implacable Duke of Wellington, Napoleon termed the Peninsular War his “Spanish Ulcer.” This week, we’re heading to sunny Iberia to explore how it became such…

Spotlight: The Perils of Painting Portuguese

Inspired by last week’s in-depth guide to the history of the Portuguese Army on campaign in the Peninsula? Got one of our fantastic new plastic box sets on order, but…

History: The Peninsular Campaign

A quick preview of the Peninsular Campaign 1809-1814 The Spanish Ulcer Napoleon turned to attack Britain where ‘the nation of shop keepers’ would feel it the most – trade. He…

Napoleonic Peninsular campaign starter armies

The Portuguese and English clash against the French and her allies. Muster your forces with these themed Napoleonic Peninsular campaign starter armies and recreate battles such as the Battle of…

History: Major-General Robert Craufurd (1764 – 1812)

Born in 1764 into an aristocratic family, Craufurd had a privileged upbringing and education. He entered the British Army in 1779 as an Ensign in the 25th King’s Own Borderers…