Friday, October 7, 2011

Battle of Peine Day One – Move 2

0900-1000 4 August 1813

Table at the start of move 2

XIII French corps is on the left, inside and in front of Peine

4th Prussian corps has advanced to the woods

1st Prussian corps is advancing on the road in column of march

Poor Card

General Tauentzien (Poor) – 4th Prussian corps - Move – 5CP

Tauentzien must change his orders from Move to Halt due to Poor Card

He also orders his artillery to unlimber to defend the corps

XIII French corps

General Poniatowski (Poor) - XIII French corps – Hold – 6CP

Moves lancer brigade from the left to his right flank using multiple moves

Poniatowski moves to new centre of the corps

Prince Blucher (Average) – 4CP

Blucher moves to join 4th corps

Changes their orders from Halt to Engage

1st and 4th Prussian corps

4th corps on the left, 1st corps on the road

Align LeftThey would make a very attractive artillery target in this dense formation

General Yorck (Gifted) – 1st Prussian corps - Move – 6CP

Corps advance 8”

Artillery advance to 16” from enemy

2nd and 3rd brigades form column of attack

Yorck moves to centre of corps

Game Notes

It takes 3 CP for Blucher to change 4th corps orders from Halt to Engage.

He could take command of the brigade for the same CP, but would then be unable to issue orders to 1st corps

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