Monday, April 25, 2011

Battle of Steinhorst – Move 5

1200-1300 25 July 1813

Table at the start of move 5

Prussian advance to engage the French

Prussian hussars shaken, and French cuirassiers in rout

V French corps

General Laurison (Average) – 7CP – Hold Orders

Artillery fire on enemy guns who are out of range

20 brigade garrison church

Laurison moves to centre of corps

19 brigade changes to column of attack

Laurison returns to command artillery

Cuirassiers test morale for rout, pass and become shaken

1st Prussian corps

General Yorck (Gifted) – 5CP – Engage Orders

Artillery fire on infantry nearest church and score hit

French infantry test morale for casualty, fail and become shaken

Gunners manhandle guns towards enemy

1,3 and 4 brigades advance

Shaken hussars test morale, fail and remain shaken

Notes on Game

To garrison a built up area an infantry brigade has to move to the far edge at half movement speed and then take a full move to occupy the area. 20 brigade was able to take two moves to do so because there are no enemy within 16”

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