Thursday, 7 November 2019
Age of Eagles (AoE) - 1810 Battle of Bussaco in 20mm (part 11) - Armée du Portugal artillery and 8th Corps Cavalry
This post ends the French army for Bussaco 1810 and concerns the full French artillery and Saint-Croix cavalry division.
The artillery is mostly Esci with conversions and Hat limbers. The cavalry is Italeri. The are also some very old Airfix guns and crews, some converted to horse artillery.
The artillery gun of this foot artillery battery is Esci Guard artillery with shakoes from the line infantry. The officer is Ykreol. The limber is the very useful Hat model.
The horse artillery crew is Esci from the British Horse artillery set, again with French shakoes. The limber and d rivers are Italeri.
Saint-Croix cavalrymen represent the 4e, 9e, 14e and 26e Regiments de Dragons. All figures are Italeri with a trumpet from StreletsR (26e Dragons, top right).
Next: The British- Portuguese army for Bussaco 1810.