Dead Confederates, A Civil War Era Blog

Virginia Progress

Posted in Uncategorized by Andy Hall on September 8, 2010

Upper works blocked out and a preliminary texture on the casemate.

Guns added, as well. For now, they’re eight 9-inch Dahlgren smoothbores on the broadside, with a 7-inch Brooke rifle at each end. Two of the Dahlgrens need to be replaced with 6.4-inch Brooke rifles, but I need to be sure of their placement first.

Update: The data cards from the old Yaquinto game Ironclads show the two 6.4-inch Brookes as being the foremost broadside guns. Makes sense.

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  1. Dick Stanley said, on September 8, 2010 at 4:05 am

    So you’re building it, digitally? How do you do that?

    • Andy Hall said, on September 8, 2010 at 4:22 am

      3D modeling software, specifically Rhinoceros. I did one of Virginia years ago, but started this one over from scratch.

  2. David Woodbury said, on September 8, 2010 at 9:04 am

    Pretty cool!


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