After a very strong start our sale of painted figures from the recently acquired collection continues. I’ve scrubbed the list and am making it available with what remains. If you are interested please contact me at USMCMKS@aol.com. with your offer. Prices listed are estimates only. This is a great opportunity to acquire a … More Sale Continues
The list of painted figures we received last week is now available. We are attempting to create a file with photos of the collection. In the mean time if you are SERIOUS about a specific figure(s) email me at USMCMKS@aol.com and I will send you images. I will also send instructions on how to … More List of Painted Figures Now Available.
Last week Bob Stein, Dave Peschke, and I traveled to MO to pick up a large donation of painted miniatures and a few books donated by the family of Dr Dave Yahnke. Dave passed away almost a year ago and it was his and his families wish that his collection go to the APG. We … More APG Receives Collection of Painted Miniatures
As previously announced we’re raffling a Keith Rocco giclée to raise money for out 2018 Gettysburg Raffle. The gilcee is the 1st place prize. The 2nd place prize will be the new 180mm kit of a Continental Rifleman sculpted by John Jefferies. The kit is now being prepared for production and will be ready for … More 2nd Place Award in the 2018 Gettysburg Project Raffle.
For years I’ve known about the birthplace of Gen Jubal Early CSA and yesterday finally took the time to travel the short distance to visit. I don’t get much one on one time with my daughters anymore so this trip, accompanied by my oldest Annie, made the trip even more enjoyable. Early was born in … More Jubal Early
I visited Ft Ligonier several years ago and I have to say I was impressed. Not only does it interpret the French and Indian War in America but also has some fantastic artifacts from the world wide Seven Years Wars. They also have the most extensive collection of reproduction period artillery I am aware of … More Good News for F&I War Fort
I read about this a few days ago and now again on FB. Thought it would be nice to share. https://www.facebook.com/thehistoricalarchaeologist/?hc_ref=ARThysxPvv21exo3X31GW-CBqb9VoGO5kM2TwywAOoKTdlIs8sMZCZQZfqjSb32AGTw&fref=nf
Yesterday I found several articles on Facebook announcing the discovery of a Surgeons Burial Pit at Manassas. As the article will explain this is the first discovery of this type of site, and it’s importance. Without the preservation of these land this sacred site would have more than likely, considering it’s location, been lost for … More Another Important Reason for Historical Preservation
In just a few days the APG will begin it’s next project. The Board of Directors has committed to a $10,000 donation to the American Battlefield Trust for the preservation of 18 acres of core battlefield property on Seminary Ridge at Gettysburg, PA. You can visit https://www.battlefields.org/give/save-battlefields/save-gettysburg for more information on the ABT project Our goal … More APG to Announce New Project
Board member Kurt Hollar delivered our check today for the restoration and preservation of the Cantey frock coat at the SC Museum and Confederate Relic Room in Columbia, SC. Kurt met with Director Allen Roberson at the museum for the presentation. Kurt reports that the museum was very thankful for the donation and can now get … More Cantey Coat is Officially Funded