On January 1 we started our annual Membership Drive and Raffle. As always, I am asking again for your support. We’ve managed some pretty great things this past year especially considering the lack of shows and turmoil going on in the country. There is no doubt that we can continue to fund projects at the … More Membership Drive is Underway.
I hope this finds all of you well and in good spirits. Attached is the letter we will be sending to current and some past members announcing our 2021 Membership Drive. Despite the virus and much political unrest, 2020 was good to us. In turn we were able to make donations to many institutions supporting … More Happy New Year!
19h · Shared with Your friends Yesterday morning I had a very pleasant surprise in the form of a text from friend Brian Howard at Scale75USA. The figure they created for the APG is now ready to take preorders. The piece is a 75mm rendition of a Frenchman from the Agenois Regt 1779.Created and produced by Scale75 … More APG/Scale 75 French Infantryman 1779
I am happy and proud to announce that we not only managed to meet our goal of raising $5000 for the Antietam Battlefield Property but we exceeded it by $1365. Last minute donations over the weekend put us over the top and will now allow us, with our $5000 in matching funds, to send the … More Congratulations. We Did It!
For some time now we’ve been working with Brian Howard at Scale75 USA to arrange a painting class by Julio Cabos and a fundraiser for the APG. We’ve now completed the arrangements and I think it’s going to be huge. I am very excited to announce that in cooperation with the Atlanta Military Figure Society … More Julio Cabos Painting Class and Fundraiser.
Last week I attended a Zoom meeting with the American Battlefield Trust. (ABT) The focus of the meeting was on property at the Antietam Battlefield that was for sale and available to the ABT. The property lies just west of the Dunker Church and is relevant for many reasons. Check out Gary Adelman’s video for … More APG Pitches in to Help Preserve More Land and Burial Site at Antietam Battlefield.
Let me start out by apologizing for being absent from the site for the past few months. The effects of the Pandemic, the civil unrest, and move my across town has kept me preoccupied. Now for some updates. In previous posts I spoke about a project we had working that would be my creation of … More August News From the APG
The Board of Directors recently approved a donation of $12,500 to the American Battlefield Trust for the purchase of 29 key acres of battlefield property in Williamsburg, VA. The property was the scene of a major Confederate attack on May 5th 1862, under General Longstreet, against Federal troops of Heintzelmans III Corps, under George B … More APG “Seals the Deal” for the Purchase of Williamsburg, Virginia Civil War Battlefield Property
We start with parts of a mannequin produced by The Lost Battalion. I generally don’t use the arms or legs preferring to use wire or in this case aluminum tubing for the that part of the armature. I filled in the depressions that were provided for the original arms and legs. I then drilled holes … More Creating an 1812 Ohio Militiaman Pt III
My dream came alive again just recently when I was discussing some APG business with a couple friends. I mentioned that we needed a new kit for the store. A few ideas came to mind as well as names of possible sculptors that might donate their time and effort to do something for us. Several … More Creating an 1812 Ohio Militiaman Pt II