The United States Marine Corps (USMC) was created in 1775 during the American Revolution in Philadelphia under the command of Captain Samuel Nicholas (1744-1790)
They were part of the US Navy. Embarked, the major part of the war they served as a protection in the very ships. Sometimes they fought in inland operations such as the battle of First Manassas.
Their task in the Civil War was pretty modest but when they landed for amphibious operations, they sustained great loses. Untill the end of the Civil War, 148 marines were killed in acction.
This figure will be available first at Euromilitaire
Boxart and photos by Fernando Ruiz
Sculpture by Eduard Pérez
High quality resin casting by Verdier Resin Miniatures
Scale 1/24 (75mm)