Friday, February 18, 2011

Battle of Helmstedt - Move 8


24 July 1813

Table at the start of Move 8

First - French CinC – 7CP

Move cavalry brigade to support artillery

Davout returns to centre of corps

Second - 4th Prussian – 7CP

Artillery fire on cavalry and miss

Blucher moves to centre of corps

14 brigade moves towards west Helmstedt

16 brigade form column of attack and move towards Helmstedt

13 brigade moves towards Helmstedt

Third - Poor Card

Fourth - VI French – 5CP

Artillery fire on east Helmstedt and miss

Marmont moves towards Helmstedt

21 brigade moves into west Helmstedt

23 brigade skirmish east Helmstedt and miss

French garrison unable to reply

Marmont returns to centre of corps

Rule Note

A brigade requires a total of 6 for a skirmish hit

The French garrison of east Helmstedt have two casualties

As B class skirmishers they are unable to achieve a total of 6

Rule 11 covers skirmish combat

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