Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Battle of Helmstedt - Move 6


24 July 1813

Table at the start of Move 6

First - 4th Prussian – 7CP

Artillery fire on cavalry, one hit

Cavalry test and pass morale for first casualties

15 brigade move to edge of east Helmstedt and skirmish enemy infantry

Prussian skirmish but do not inflict any casualties

French unable to reply as they are in column of march

Second - VI French – 5CP

Artillery unlimber

Marmont moves to centre of corps

23 brigade form column of attack and skirmish east Helmstedt

23 skirmish and inflict casualties

Prussian reply and miss

Prussian test morale for casualties and pass

Routed 24 brigade test morale, fail and are removed

Third - Poor Card

No effect

Fourth - French CinC – 7CP

Davout moves to join cavalry brigade and takes command

Form column of march from line

Move out of artillery range

Rule Note

A routed brigade has three attempts to rally

If they fail they are removed from the table after the third attempt

Rule 16 – Combat – Reaction to Rout

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