Russians for 1808-1809

The Russian army was in a state of transition during the 1808 war with Sweden. They were changing into a new high level organization, new uniforms and flags were introduced, and it seems that new infantry tactics were tried out.

Swedish uniforms

In these tables you’ll find info on the uniform colors used by Finnish and Swedish units. Info on the equipment can be found on the painting the miniatures -page.

Basing your figures

We decided to base infantry by company one of the reasons being that this is used by our preferred ruleset General de Brigade. The size of the line infantry stand is six figures on a 3×2,5 centimetres. Stands for jaegers are slightly smaller with four figures so that skirmishing units can be deployed with wider frontage and are a bit …

Painting Finns

Here are tips how to paint your Finnish figures. They are written especially for 15mm figures but apply well to 28mm figures as well. We’ve aimed to get everything as “right” as possible but also tried skimming away as much unnecessary time spent on painting as possible.