Possibly the most frightening site to those early colonial militiamen was the British soldier with fixed bayonet coming right for them. You could place this chap at Lexington and Concord or Bunker Hill. Though few of the Crown's troops had seen action before the American Revolution, they were well disciplined and knew how to use the bayonet with great effect. It would take a winter at Valley Forge to give the American soldier confidence to stand against this formidable weapon.
The head is from Historex. The putties from AVES and Kneadatite. The musket is a Shenandoah conversion. I'd like to thank Anders Heintz for the castings he sent to me. Also a big thanks to Gary D. who is always willing to share his knowledge.
Thanks for looking.
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