Refighting Bailen with Blucher! (Part 2)

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The Campaign

The PDF campaign map below shows the field of manoever for the Spanish and French armies. The French forces are divided into columns as follows:

Column A: Division Barbou (2 ligne regiments augmented with arty, 1 Suisse line regiment), 1st Dragoons

Column B: Division Vedel (2 ligne regiments), Division Gobert (3 ligne regiments augmented with arty), plus sub commander Vedel

Column C: 1st Cuirassiers

They have one Light Cavalry regiment on reconnaisance, supported by sub commander Fressia. I screwed up here, since only sub commanders with the Cavalry trait are able to do this, and it did have a significant impact in that it allowed the French to move first. However, I decided to play along and compensate for this when battle was joined.

My objective as the French commander in chief was to capture as many towns and villages as possible, and then fight on the tabletop…

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About Jack

BRIEF BIO: Jack Gunter is a writer of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and songs. He is the co-owner of Open Door Communications, a copywriter, an inventor, and a former broker and private investigator. He is a naturalist and an amateur scientist and cryptologist. He likes to compose music and to design and play games and puzzles of all types. He homeschooled his children. He lives in the Upstate of South Carolina with his beautiful wife, talented two daughters, his old friend and Great Dane Sam, and his three Viking Cats.

Posted on May 4, 2016, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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