Refighting Bailen with Blucher! (Part 2)
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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