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Revolution Games is now shipping Stonewall’s Sword

Revolution Games is now shipping Stonewall’s Sword

Fred Manzo April 17, 2015 0

By Fred Manzo  Revolution Games is shipping Hermann Luttmann’s Stonewall’s Sword: The Battle of Cedar Mountain this week. This game uses the “Blind Sword’ chit pull system that will also be found in GMT’s

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The New York Times: Lee Surrenders to Grant (150 years Ago today).

The New York Times: Lee Surrenders to Grant (150 years Ago today).

Other April 9, 2015 0

From Our Own (NYT) Correspondent.                                                          

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Stonewall’s Sword Now on Sale at Revolution Games

Stonewall’s Sword Now on Sale at Revolution Games

Other March 2, 2015 0

By the Revolution Games Staff FREE SHIPPING on orders over $60 Expires 4/1/2015 Ships last week in March! (all orders placed with Stonewall’s Sword will ship last week in March)   $33 On the stifling

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April 1861: Historical Fiction as Told Through The Poetry Of Donald E. Allen

April 1861: Historical Fiction as Told Through The Poetry Of Donald E. Allen

Donald Allen February 17, 2015 0

By Amazon Staff: April 1861 by Donald E. Allen is a piece of historical fiction as told through poetic verse. Each poem recounts a day of the month of April in the year of

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NYT: How the Civil War Created College Football

NYT: How the Civil War Created College Football

Other February 9, 2015 0

By Amanda Brickell Bellows  At a ceremony in Cambridge, Mass., on June 10, 1890, the philanthropist Henry Lee Higginson declared, “I ask to make [Soldiers Field] a memorial to some dear friends who gave their

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A Quick Look at “Hammerin’ Sickles” and “At Any Cost: Metz 1870”

A Quick Look at “Hammerin’ Sickles” and “At Any Cost: Metz 1870”

Fred Manzo February 2, 2015 0

By Fred Manzo   Although some people know Hermann Luttmann and I are working on a good 6+ games, today I’d like to discuss two of them in particular: “Hammerin’ Sickles: Longstreet Attacks at

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New York Times: Civil War Games for Modern-Day Lees

New York Times: Civil War Games for Modern-Day Lees

Other January 24, 2015 0

By PENNY SINGER Published January 6th, 1991 The climactic battle for the Shenandoah Valley, General Pickett’s headlong charge at Gettysburg and the first and second battles of Manassas are the stuff Richard Berg has

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Slate: The Pro-Union Civil War Board Game That Was the Chutes and Ladders of 1862

Slate: The Pro-Union Civil War Board Game That Was the Chutes and Ladders of 1862

Other January 7, 2015 0

By Rebecca Onion In 1862, a year into the Civil War, the Philadelphia publishing company Charlton & Althrop registered a trademark for this optimistic and bellicose “Game of Secession, or Sketches of the Rebellion.” The

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“Stonewall’s Sword” in development at Revolution Games

“Stonewall’s Sword” in development at Revolution Games

Other December 14, 2014 0

From the Revolution Games Staff: The stifling hot morning of August 9th, 1862, Maj. Gen. Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson’s corps of Confederate veterans encountered a lone Union division under the shadow of Slaughter’s Mountain (also

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Victory Games’ – The Civil War – A Boardgaming Way Review

Victory Games’ – The Civil War – A Boardgaming Way Review

Other November 6, 2014 12

By Tom Thornsen Victory Games – The Civil War Designer: Eric Lee Smith Publisher: Victory Games (1983) In 1983, Victory Games published The Civil War, one of the classic games to cover the entire American Civil War. 

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