Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Second Battle of Uelzen – Move 9

1600-1700 27 July 1813

Table at the start of move 9

Uelzen has been moved to the centre of the table by adding three squares to the north and three to the east. The French are in north Uelzen and the Prussians in south Uelzen. The French reserves are just off table to the left of the left centre square.

IV French corps

General Reynier (Gifted) – 6CP – Attack Orders

Unlimber artillery

Change orders to Engage

Move Reynier to centre of corps

13 brigade move to east edge of north Uelzen

13 brigade skirmish with 5 Prussian

5 Prussian test and pass morale for one casualty

2nd Prussian corps

General Kleist (Average) – 6CP – Engage Orders

7 brigade move to west edge of south Uelzen

5 brigade move to skirmish range of north Uelzen

Kleist moves to left flank

6 brigade (in square) move 2” towards cavalry, who retreat 2”

Kleist returns to Uelzen

6 brigade skirmish 13 French, no casualties

8 brigade test morale for shaken, fail and remains shaken

Notes on Game

Having driven the Prussians out of north Uelzen, Reynier changes his corps orders to Engage. If he remained on attack he would have to attack with at least one brigade each move.

Description of corps orders are covered in wargame rule 4


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