For sometime now I’ve been fascinated by the Don Troiani painting of an 1812 Ohio Militiaman I found on his site. I always wanted a print of this but there weren’t any done. After WBritians formed a partnership with Troiani they started making more and more of his work available. At last I was able … More Creating an 1812 Ohio Militiaman
As I mentioned in my previous post I am posting the article written by Judy Hynson on the history of the document. And now the rest of the story… History of Grant’s Terms of Surrender Lt. Gen. U. S. Grant’s terms of surrender given to Gen. Robert E. Lee at Appomattox Court House on April … More Story of the Surrender Document
April 9th marks the 155th anniversary of the surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia at Appomattox, Virginia. The anniversary reminds me of a project we undertook in 2011 directly related to that day in 1865. Through our good buddy at the Gettysburg National Military’s Park, Curator Greg Goodell, I was introduced to his sister, … More APG and Appomattox
Several weeks ago we were notified by our Treasurer John “Jack” Muldoon that he would be stepping down from his post. About the same time our Membership Director Dee Moore also announced her retirement from the billet. We of course were saddened to hear of their departures but fully understand. Both Jack and Dee have … More APG Welcome 2 New Officers
APG Membership Raffle. And the Winners are… Berdan’s Sharpshooter Print. Donated by Jeff Trexler Richard Rock Loss and Redemption at St Vith (book) Donated by the author Colonel USA(ret) Greg Fontenot Dan Tisoncik The Scouts (54mm vignette kit) Donated by El Greco Miniatures John Bailey $50 gift certificate to Birchtree Ent Donated by John Jefferies … More And the Winners Are…
The Fort Ticonderoga Association recently recognized the APG for our support of the Fort and it’s museum. We are honored to be able to support this great site and organization. Fort Ticonderoga is owned and operated by The Fort Ticonderoga Association, a 501(c)3 educational organization. Thanks to generous support from donors across the United States … More APG Recognized by Ft Ticonderoga
Here’s a schedule of APG events at the Atlanta Show 20-23 Feb 2020 Thursday 20 Feb 0900-1700 Doug Cohen Acrylic Painting Workshop Friday 21 Feb 0930-1600 Tour of Kennesaw Mountain Battlefield Saturday 22 Feb 0900 An exhibit of items from the South Carolina Relic Room 1030 “Poetry of the Great War” Joh Harbuck 1200 Live … More Atlanta Show and APG Events
We have 2 more prizes for our Membership Drive Raffle both courtesy of Ken Osen at WBritians. https://www.wbritain.com/ The first prizes is a Cpl of the British 10th Mounted Light Dragoons 1794 The second is a set of 2 figures representing the US Telegraphy Corps in the American Civil War. Thanks Ken.
The list of auction items is complete for the auction at the Atlanta Show Feb 22, 2020. The list includes Lt Crowe, VC 54mm Original by Adrian Bey. 54mm stock French Drummer, Infantry of the Line, Spain, 1810. 54mm by Eusebio Danelloy. This piece was painted in 2011 and comes to us from The Dr … More February Auction List Finalized
Another figure has been donated to our auction. This one is titled Lt Crowe, Victoria Cross, is a 54mm, and was created by Adrian Bey. The piece is kindly donated by collector and friend Mr. Tim Teelin. Thanks Tim.