Nonetheless, after what seemed like an eternity, you do get to the stage when you are seeing a figure completely finished at 1 minute intervals! That last bit of silver on the bayonet and hey presto!
Get the cavalry out of the way first, I hate painting horses.
Punctuate with commanders to give yourself a break and a treat.
Lavish a bit more time on the commanders than the rank and file.
Organise them up as you finish them and don't leave all the bases until last, I did and suffered from basing boredom.
Treat yourself by arranging them how they'll look on the battlefield.
Four regiment divisions with a commander for each.
They are mainly Perry figures.
I think they look great together. I tried to use predominantly the same pose for a regiment.
A panoramic view of the Confederate batch.
The same lot before the basing.
Perry figures painted as Union troops.
More of the same.
A four regiment Union division deployed.
And another one.
Warrior Miniatures Confederate artillery wondering why they are pointing in the wrong direction!
Union artillery with some back-up.
Twelve of the new 25 man Union regiments.