Wednesday 1 March 2017

Airfix ACW Wargaming - "Jayhawkers"

Union "Jayhawkers" as an addition  alongside the regular cavalry.
This lot are supposed to be the  7th Regiment Kansas Volunteer Cavalry, aka "Jennison's Jayhawkers", which had William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody among it´s ranks.
I couldn´t find a specific flag for the Regiment so went for a generic pennon.
The "uniforms" they are wearing.  In an attempt to make them look a bit less like a bunch of Cowboys,  I´ve added as much  Union blue as possible and given them all  trousers with  yellow stripe. Red Shirts. I don´t know where I got that one..Hollywood film maybe?
The nags come from the Artillery set, the Cowboys set and the ones with docked tails, from the Indians set.
Usual head swops, Sabres and sheaths added using Staples.