On the left Poniatowski has ordered one division to occupy Marienborn, and the second division to deploy to the south, supported by the cavalry and artillery.
On the right Bulow is reacting to the enemy deployment. He has ordered his artillery to deploy south of the town, and one brigade to support them. But the remainder of his corps has been left behind.3rd Prussian Corps
Bulow again moves first, and this time has 7CP
Artillery move and unlimber beside East Marienborn
Cavalry withdraw out of enemy artillery range
9 brigade form square to protect artillery
Column move towards East MarienbornXIII French Corps
Poniatowski has 5CP
He also orders his cavalry to withdraw out of enemy artillery range
The artillery moves to the right flank
2 brigade enters West Marienborn, with 3 brigade in support
The cavalry have completed their role of covering the approach and deployment.
They are now very vulnerable to enemy artillery fire.
To withdraw them is expensive and dangerous.
If they offer a flank or rear to the enemy cavalry they risk an opportunity charge
To withdraw half a move facing the enemy costs 2CP
They are not allowed to pass through friends.
Both commanders are aware of the problem and have completed the withdrawal safely