I have had these Britains Herald American Civil War figures lurking in my toy box for as long as I remember. For no reason, other than I thought they might be fun to paint, I dug them out to see what I could do. They were in a very shabby state and I wanted to paint them as closely to the originals as possible. Although most of the paint had gone on the models there was enough left to give an idea of what they would have looked like when new. I also looked at some pictures online.
This is what they looked like before I started. Unfortunately this example has a damaged musket and did not get a new paint job:
Perhaps a little brighter than the original paint scheme, these business-like Confederates are now ready to take to the field once more: