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Black Powder Epic Battles - American Civil War: Union Brigade

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Scale: Epic Battle Scale
Plastic
Requires Assembly
This product is supplied unassembled and unpainted. Glue and paints not included.

The most basic infantry building block was the infantry regiment (referred to as a “battalion” in Hardee’s drill manual, which was used by both sides). In both North and South the infantry regiments were organised on similar lines.

A regiment typically comprised ten companies, each numbering 100 men, supported by staff, drummers and officers. However, the rigours of warfare would summarily lead to a reduction in strength by way of battle, disease and desertion, and a regiment's numbers could vary wildly.

The states of the north had a tendency to allow regiments to fall below an effective level, to a point where a number of such regiments would be forged into a brand-new formation. This sometimes had a detrimental effect as units lost their identities and their associated fighting spirit.

The most common identifier for a regiment was a number and the State in which they were raised – for example, the “15th Alabama” or the “4th Connecticut”.

This box contains enough miniatures to make:

  • Three Regiments (of 100 men each)
  • Three Cannons
  • Three Mounted Commanders

Models supplied unassembled and unpainted