Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Battle of Tortosa – Move 6

1700-1800 10 August 1813
  Table at the start of move 6

Left – Spanish corps withdraw towards the bridge
Right – French corps advance towards the bridge

  17th French corps

General Halbert (Average)
8 Command Points
Orders – Advance to bridge
Cavalry advance 8” on ridge
Halbert moves to centre of corps
22nd, 23rd and 24th infantry all advance 6”
Artillery advance 4” and unlimber
Halbert moves back to command range of cavalry

1st Spanish corps
General del Parque (Average)
11 Command Points
Orders – Retreat to bridge
1st infantry retire 2” in square
2nd infantry form square to left of bridge
Del Parque moves to centre of corps
3rd infantry retire 2” in square
Artillery retire 8”
4th infantry about turn at bridge
Del Parque moves to centre of corps

Marshal Suchet (Gifted)
4 Command Points
Move to join Halbert
Change corps orders to “Engage enemy”

Game Notes
Del Parque has left one brigade in square to cover the withdrawal of the artillery
The remainder of his corps are now in position at the bridge.

Halbert has followed the Spanish towards the bridge.

Suchet has changed Halbert’s orders from Move to Engage.

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