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510 5/6/2019 9:28:00 PM Summer 1863 Union Play Strategy card as Operations #41: 2 / Gov. Isham Harris, Tennessee Confederate
Confederate immediately places two SPs in any friendly controlled space in Tennessee with a LOC (both SPs are placed in the same space). SPs may not be placed in Pro-Union spaces or one occupied by Union SPs or a fort.

Message from Union:
AoTenn (n10) moves from Grand Jct to Humboldt (converts), then to Columbus (p/u 1SP - n11 & Columbus n0), then back to Humboldt, then to attack Memphis.

If no intercept with a card play...Memphis converted to Yankeedom.
Fort destroyed
Polk to the TRT to come back next season
-5 for the Rebs from 27- to 22-
+5 for the Yanks from 102- to 109+

Out of movement points so done! Over to you SUH!
509 5/6/2019 9:18:00 PM Summer 1863 Union Message Oops, sorry...from 106+ to 102-
508 5/6/2019 9:17:00 PM Summer 1863 Union Message Roger that...

Yank SW from 106+ to 101-
507 5/6/2019 4:51:00 PM Summer 1863 Confederate Play Strategy card as Event #50: 1 / CSS Sumter, Commerce Raider
Union SW reduced by one.

Message from Confederate:
Ok, all back to the start .
And again
Reduce 1 SW + - 3? For change of fortune?
506 5/6/2019 4:49:00 PM Summer 1863 Confederate Return Strategy card to hand #101: 3 / Chickamauga

Message from Confederate:
505 5/2/2019 6:22:00 PM Summer 1863 Union Message remove with Longstreet?
504 4/30/2019 1:59:00 PM Summer 1863 Union Message I'll be outta pocket with the game till I return from a visit to my In-Laws...probably Thurs. Hope you have a merry few days and see ya upon my return.
503 4/27/2019 1:15:00 AM Summer 1863 Union Message Pondering the "re-move" ??
502 4/22/2019 1:43:00 AM Summer 1863 Union Message AoTenn (n8) is in Grand Jct and capable of intercepting into Oxford.
AoMoLand (n11) is in Franklin, Tenn.

You will not be able to attack Franklin from Tuscumbia, nor the AoTenn.

re-consider your move?
501 4/20/2019 4:11:00 PM Summer 1863 Confederate Play Strategy card as Event #101: 3 / Chickamauga
Confederate Player may move 5 SPs using Strategic Movement (rail connections only) to the same space with a Confederate General who is then activated and must attempt to enter a space with at least one or more Union SPs or fort. If a general casualty occurs in a battle caused by this card, the Commanding General is eligible, this is an exception to the rules. See 4.5.

Message from Confederate:
Move 1 SP from Selma to Grenada, MO ( 2 SP left in Selma)
Activate Longstreet and 5 SP in Grenada, move to Decatur AL via Oxford, Corinth, Tuscumbia. Attack AotT.
500 4/2/2019 10:20:00 PM Summer 1863 Union Message Your play, SUH!
499 3/20/2019 5:15:00 PM Summer 1863 Union Message ASJohn & Forrest to the turn record track; ASJohn coming back next season while Forrest comes back on Turn 12.

AoMoLand takes 1SP cas (n12)...and continues by dropping 1SP (n11) in Dover and moves back to Franklin (that was converted before the attack on Dover).

Over to you SUH!
498 3/20/2019 5:08:00 PM Summer 1863 Union Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 3

6
4
3


Message from Union:
Battle for Dover, AGAIN! (med):
Yanks attacking with 13SPs, +2Gens, +4force, +2 for Rebs OOS => 1st roll
Rebs defending with 2SPs, +1Gen...2nd roll
3rd roll for Reb Gens
497 3/20/2019 5:03:00 PM Summer 1863 Union Message Both grandaughters did super...mostly in the top five positions of the eight person final heats...and beat their times by a bunch! Gosh, they had a load of medals comin out of that meet! Thanks for asking!

My daughter has definitely passed-along the "gene pool"...she also swam in High School & college.

Does yours have a specialty stroke? Sure is exciting to watch them, isn't it!??
496 3/19/2019 3:53:00 PM Summer 1863 Confederate Message How did it go for your grandkids?
My daughter had a swimming contest too.

Got first place. But, only local, nothing big.

State contest sounds like something quite big.

One can already be proud if they qualify for that.
495 3/19/2019 3:51:00 PM Summer 1863 Confederate Message Fails
Where is Forrest on your map?
494 3/19/2019 3:50:00 PM Summer 1863 Confederate Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

6


Message from Confederate:
Interception
493 3/14/2019 3:02:00 PM Summer 1863 Union Message I will be outta pocket with the game till Monday, 3/18 pm...going to watch the grandkids swim at the Kentucky States...will catch-up with things then.
492 3/5/2019 10:32:00 PM Summer 1863 Union Message Intercepting with the fellas at Dover? If not or if you are, mind if I roll the battle?
491 3/1/2019 3:24:00 AM Summer 1863 Union Play Strategy card as Operations #21: 3 / Confederate Overseas Agent
Confederate immediately receives three SPs in any open Blockade Runner Port, no more than one SP per port, but more than one SP per Blockade Zone is permitted. If insufficient ports are available, the excess SPs are lost.

Message from Union:
AoMoLand (n13) moves from Bowling Green to Nashville (converts), then moves to Franklin...your options with ASJohn in Dover...

If no intercept, then converts Franklin & attacks Dover.

SW impact of the burning of Nashville:
-5 for the Rebs from 27- to 22-
+5 for the Yanks from 106+ to 111+
490 2/20/2019 3:13:00 PM Summer 1863 Confederate Message Yes, Sounds ok
489 2/19/2019 3:03:00 AM Summer 1863 Union Message I have 2SPs in Springfield, Louisiana...Take both SPs on the way to Grenada instead of taking 1SP from Vicksburg?
488 2/17/2019 1:48:00 PM Summer 1863 Confederate Play Strategy card as Operations #129: 2 / USS Cairo Hits Mine and Sinks
Reduce Union Amphibious Assault modifier by 1. Remove from deck if event is played.

Message from Confederate:
Activate longstreet in New Orleans.
Pick up 1 SP in New Orleans ( 2 left)
Move to Springfield, LA, pick up the SP there.
Move on to Vicksburg,MS pick up 1 SP ( 1 left )
Move on to Jackson, MS, pick up the 2 SP there.
Move to Grenada, MS ( 8 movement points.
In Grenada: Longstreet and 5 SP
487 2/10/2019 9:56:00 PM Summer 1863 Union Message Your move, SUH?
486 2/2/2019 8:53:00 PM Summer 1863 Union Message Your first move of this new season, SUH?
485 1/22/2019 6:47:00 PM Summer 1863 Union Message Note => Ewell lost 2SPs in the battle at Charleston so n1 in Millen.

Over to you for your "re-buttle"
484 1/22/2019 6:44:00 PM Summer 1863 Union Message AoCumb will NOT pursue the elusive Ewell!

Convert Savannah to Yankeedom and return to Charleston.
483 1/21/2019 5:44:00 PM Summer 1863 Confederate Message Ewell and 2 SP retreat to Millen, GA
482 1/17/2019 11:19:00 PM Summer 1863 Union Message Do you "stand & fight" at Savannah, SUH?
481 1/10/2019 6:17:00 PM Summer 1863 Union Message Do you "stand & fight" at Savannah, SUH?
480 1/4/2019 11:40:00 PM Summer 1863 Union Message Iron Bgd will again be used in the affair if battle occurs!
479 1/4/2019 11:38:00 PM Summer 1863 Union Message Well, I be "dipped"...finally won that one! Dang hard fight!

AoCumb (n10) will continue by burning the town (converting), then attacking Savannah!
-3 SW fro the Rebs from 27- to 24-
+3 for the Yanks from 106+ to 109+

To you for resolution or for your retirement, SAH!
478 1/3/2019 2:51:00 PM Summer 1863 Confederate Message CSA looses 2 SP and has to retreat
USA Looses 1 SP

Ewell and 1 SP retreat to Savannah
477 1/3/2019 2:49:00 PM Summer 1863 Confederate Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

1
2


Message from Confederate:
USA +5 ( Elite, 2 Generals and +2 for 3:1 ( 11 against 3)
CSA +1
476 1/3/2019 2:38:00 PM Summer 1863 Confederate Message Hi, fine to see you had a terrific Xmas and new year.

Well, let’s see about the battle
475 12/30/2018 11:48:00 PM Summer 1863 Union Message Hope you are planning for a great 2019!

I spent the last two days with seven other fellas playing an American Civil War miniatures game...what fun! Just the way I wished to complete 2018 and begin a new one.

Over to you for battle resolution at Charleston.
474 12/26/2018 7:14:00 PM Summer 1863 Union Message Hope you had a terrific Christmas...mine was awesome!

Over to you for the resolution of the 2nd battle for Charleston! (much bone rolls, I hope!)
473 12/21/2018 5:55:00 AM Summer 1863 Union Message I will be leaving for a visit with the grandkids on Sat, 12/22. Won't be back into the game till my return on the 26th.
Hope you have wonderful Christmas with family and friends!
472 12/11/2018 12:40:00 AM Summer 1863 Union Play Strategy card as Operations #75: 2 / Western Concentration Block
Confederate player can either remove or demote an army commander in any state except Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, or Florida for no political cost. OR Confederate Player may move 5 SPs using Strategic Movement (rail connections only) to the same space with a Confederate General who is then activated and must attempt to enter a space with at least one or more Union SPs or fort. If a general casualty occurs in a battle caused by this card, the Commanding General is eligible, this is an exception to the rules. See 4.5 Remove from deck if event is played.

Message from Union:
AoCumb (n11) moves from Kingston to attack Charleston once more...with this time a MUCH better result!

Will use the Iron Brigade to hopefully insure a victory this time!
471 12/10/2018 3:30:00 PM Summer 1863 Confederate Message No campaign
470 12/10/2018 3:28:00 PM Summer 1863 Confederate Draw Strategy cards 7 cards drawn.

469 12/8/2018 10:07:00 PM Summer 1863 Union Message Will you be campaigning, SUH?
468 12/8/2018 10:07:00 PM Summer 1863 Union Draw Strategy cards 7 cards drawn.

467 12/8/2018 10:06:00 PM Spring 1863 Union End Turn
466 12/8/2018 6:24:00 PM Spring 1863 Confederate Message Van Dorn to Springfield
Beauregard to Selma
AP Hill to Marshall
Pemberton to Sabine City
Ewell to Charleston
465 12/8/2018 6:19:00 PM Spring 1863 Confederate Die roll request Request: 100-sided die x 5

43
6
96
35
57


Message from Confederate:

464 12/8/2018 6:19:00 PM Spring 1863 Confederate Message Order will be
Ap Hill
Ewell
Van Dorn
Pemberton
Beauregard

Highest to Springfield mO
Second to Selma, AL
Marshall TX
Sabine City TX
Charleston, SC

463 11/28/2018 5:34:00 PM Spring 1863 Union Message Your massive General placement, SUH?
462 11/24/2018 10:04:00 PM Spring 1863 Union Message 711 - Hancock => AoTenn
80 - Halleck => AoMoLand
254 - Meade => AoMoLand
331 - Reynolds => AoTenn
461 11/24/2018 10:01:00 PM Spring 1863 Union Die roll request Request: 999-sided die x 4

711
80
254
331


Message from Union:
Nice to have you back!

Yank Gen placement:
highest 2 to AoTenn
rest to AoMoLand

Halleck
Hancock
Meade
Reynolds
460 11/24/2018 5:04:00 PM Spring 1863 Confederate Message 1: 1 SP from Savannah (n1) to the AoNV (3)
2: 1 SP from Live Oak FLto AoNV (4)
3: 1SP from Columbus GA to Selma Alabama

459 11/22/2018 9:58:00 PM Spring 1863 Union Message I'm back from holiday...

Your strats, SUH?
458 11/18/2018 1:39:00 AM Spring 1863 Union Message Your strats, SUH?

I'll be away visiting family for the Thanksgiving Holiday...be back on Friday, 11/23. Will catch up with things then...hope you have a super day!
457 11/5/2018 9:20:00 PM Spring 1863 Union Message Yank strats:
3 from WDC (n5) & 2 from Fort Fischer (n0) to AoCumb - n11
Tuscumbia, Pitts Landing, & Corinth => AoTenn - n8
6 from Cinncy (n0) to AoMoLand - n12
1 from Cairo (n3) to AoMoLand - n13
456 11/5/2018 11:50:00 AM Spring 1863 Confederate Message Ok, so remove The SP in NC. That should solve The problem
455 10/31/2018 5:11:00 PM Spring 1863 Union Message North Atlantic is auto closed anyways, so -2SW for not making thru the blockade for the Rebs from 27- to 25-.

You only receive 8SPs reinforcements since Virginny is Yank controlled. One SP must be eliminated.

Only space I see in North Carolina that an SP can arrive is Charlotte...the rest of the spaces don't have a LOC for the SP to arrive.

Your choice on which SP doesn't come into the game...cannot be one of the blockaders to be elim.
454 10/31/2018 4:51:00 PM Spring 1863 Confederate Message -1 SW
1: Savannah, GA
1: Columbus, GA
1: New Orleans. LA
453 10/31/2018 4:48:00 PM Spring 1863 Confederate Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 4

1
4
5
6


Message from Confederate:
Blockade Running
NA
SA
EG
WG
452 10/31/2018 4:44:00 PM Spring 1863 Confederate Message Reinforcements
1:Charleston,SC
2:Savannah, GA
3:Selma, AL
4Tullahoma, TN
5: Jackson ,MS
6: Gainville, AR
7: Springfield, LA
8: Live Oak, FL
9:Wilmington, NC

1: Jefferson City, MO



451 10/30/2018 2:43:00 PM Spring 1863 Union Message Your re-inforcements, SAH?
450 10/16/2018 1:28:00 AM Spring 1863 Union Message Your re-inforcements, SAH?
449 10/11/2018 1:39:00 AM Spring 1863 Union Message Yank re-inforcements:
8 to WDC - n10
6 to Cinncy - n6
4 to Cairo - n4
448 10/11/2018 1:31:00 AM Spring 1863 Union Message LOL, I understand...but this game is far from over...you remain strong and I have been abyissmal (sp) in my combats!
447 10/10/2018 2:38:00 PM Spring 1863 Confederate Message No, looks good!

Well, the end turn stuff, not my situation:)
446 10/6/2018 8:37:00 PM Spring 1863 Union Message End of the turn stuff look good?
445 9/29/2018 7:38:00 PM Spring 1863 Union Message End of the Spring 1863 turn stuff:
PCs placed =>
Rebs: Tullhoma, Clinton, Dover
Yanks: Fort Fischer, Pittsburg Landing, Tuscumbia, Corinth, Grand Junction
SW impact of PC placement:
-1 for Fort Fischer for the Rebs from 31+ to 27-
+1 for the Yanks from 103- to 106+

State Control & Raids => n/a

WW & Emancy(IN play): n/a

Attrit =>
Rebs:
-1 from Charleston - n2
-1 from Spfld (Mo) - n2
-1 from NO - n2
Yanks:
-2 from AoPot - n5
-2 from AoCumb - n6
-2 from AoMissouri - n6
-1 from AoTenn - n4

Blockade level - 1
Amphib level - 0

Did I miss anything?
444 9/29/2018 7:17:00 PM Spring 1863 Union Message JoeJohn succeeds in taking Dover from the Yanks...in a daring raid deep in to the Yankee rear!

JoeJohn takes 1SP loss - n2 in Dover
Halleck to the TRT & looses his 1SP.

What a wild season!
443 9/29/2018 7:15:00 PM Spring 1863 Union Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

2
5


Message from Union:
Another Battle at Dover (small):
Rebs attacking with 3SPs, +2force, +1Gen...1st roll
Yanks defending with 1SP, +2 for Rebs OOS, +1Gen...2nd roll
442 9/28/2018 4:56:00 PM Spring 1863 Confederate Message I leave one SP in
Tullahoma
But I attack with the others
441 9/21/2018 11:42:00 PM Spring 1863 Union Message All I can say is WOW! THAT was totally unexpected!

I will resolve the battle, but I must tell you that you will be out of supply. There are Yank PCs in Decatur, Tullhoma, and Knoxville.
Not trying to steer you to not move to attack Dover, just sayin...so no surprises.

Still wish to attack Dover? (and by the way, NICE TO HAVE YOU BACK!)
440 9/21/2018 4:35:00 PM Spring 1863 Confederate Play Strategy card as Operations #116: 2 / Confederate River Flotilla
Roll the die, if the result is greater than the Union Amphibious Assault modifier, reduce the Union Amphibious Assault modifier by one, other wise no effect. Remove from deck if event is played.

Message from Confederate:
Activate Johnston in Atlanta,GA
Move via Kingston,Dalton,missionary ridge, Chattanooga, Tullahoma, Murfreesboro, Franklin,
Attack Halleck in Dover
Johnston +4 SP
Halleck +1 SP
439 9/21/2018 4:28:00 PM Spring 1863 Confederate Message Hi,
Back again.

438 9/19/2018 10:31:00 AM Spring 1863 Union Message Hope all is well with you & your family...

Now, how about that last card play?
437 7/28/2018 10:38:00 PM Spring 1863 Union Message Polk performs a miracle!

Yanks take 2SPs cas (even though the combat chart calls for 3 loss, only can cause 2x cas with 1SP) AND looses the battle so must retire back to Grand Jct which has 1SP...p/u that SP but looses 1 cause of Reb territory => AoTenn - n5.

Polk looses his SP, but retains the fort (empty)...Ironclad still in play.

Congratulations, that is the best defense I have ever experienced in this game! Geez....it had to happen with this attack!!!
436 7/28/2018 10:31:00 PM Spring 1863 Union Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 3

2
6
5


Message from Union:
Battle for Memphis (med):
Yanks attacking with 7SPs, +4 force, +3Gen...1st roll
Rebs defending with 1SP, +2fort, +2 for Yanks OOS...2nd roll
3rd roll for Polk
435 7/28/2018 10:29:00 PM Spring 1863 Union Message Ok, bud...hope all is well...see you in Sept. Will resolve the battle at Memphis.
434 7/28/2018 5:12:00 PM Spring 1863 Confederate Message Hi, nö cards Play.

Will be without Computer next month.
Back in action in the beginning of September.
433 7/27/2018 2:23:00 PM Spring 1863 Union Message If no cards to play in the Battle at Memphis, I'll go ahead and adjudicate the resolution...
432 7/24/2018 3:40:00 PM Spring 1863 Union Message Cards to play in the Battle for Memphis?
431 7/18/2018 12:49:00 AM Spring 1863 Union Message I will be without a puter from Wed pm 7/18 thru Monday, 7/23...going to watch my grandkids participate in the Kentucky Swim Finals...catch-up upon my return.
430 7/17/2018 11:29:00 AM Spring 1863 Union Message Oops, AoTenn moves from Decatur to first Tuscombia, NOT Tulhoma.
429 7/17/2018 11:27:00 AM Spring 1863 Union Play Strategy card as Operations #3: 1 / Forward to Richmond
Union may activate any Union army within 4 spaces of Richmond, VA. The army must enter Richmond or move as close to Richmond as possible, but may convert spaces to maintain an LOC. All SPs associated with the army must be moved (no dropping off SPs), except 1 SP may be left if the Army began its movement from a fort (if last SP, move completed). If played by the Confederate, he draws a card from the Union hand which is discarded, and the Union player follows the instructions of this card as his next card play.

Message from Union:
AoTenn (n11) moves from Decatur to Tulhoma (drops 1), then to Corinth (drops 1), then to Pittsburgh Landing (drops 1), then back to Corinth, then to Grand Junction (drops 1), then to attack Memphis with &SPs.

Cards to play? If not, I will adjudicate the battle.
428 7/17/2018 11:24:00 AM Spring 1863 Union Message JoeJohn w Forrest now total of 4SPs in Atlanta.
427 7/17/2018 5:57:00 AM Spring 1863 Confederate Message In that case, Johnston moves on to Atlanta, Georgia.
426 7/16/2018 2:40:00 PM Spring 1863 Union Message Continue moving in light of having more movement points?
425 7/10/2018 10:28:00 PM Spring 1863 Union Message You may move 8 Spaces as a Corps move...continue or remain in Kingston, Ga?
424 7/10/2018 5:45:00 PM Spring 1863 Confederate Play Strategy card as Operations #40: 3 / Emergency Call for Volunteers
Union receives five SPs, no more than two SPs in any space. Placement spaces must be friendly controlled, have a LOC and be free of Confederate SPs or forts.

Message from Confederate:
Activate A.S. Johnston in Knoxville, TN
Move to Chattanooga, pick up the 1 Sp there
Move to Kingston, GA

I believe a Corps movement has an allowance of 6, but I am not sure
423 7/10/2018 5:41:00 PM Spring 1863 Confederate Message Great to hear You Hand a Fine 4th of July. Allways loved to celebrate it when I was in the states.
So, happy 4th of july!

422 7/4/2018 5:44:00 PM Spring 1863 Union Message Havin a super 4th of July celebration over here across the pond...hope you are doing well this day as well!

Your next card please...
421 6/24/2018 11:23:00 PM Spring 1863 Union Message Back from my sojourn to watch the grandkids at the swim meet...they did truely awesome! Good trip.

Over to you for your next card play, SAH!
420 6/21/2018 2:14:00 PM Spring 1863 Union Message I will be outts pocket with the game till I return on Sunday, 6/24...grandkids swim meet. See ya then...
419 6/16/2018 11:50:00 PM Spring 1863 Union Message Over to you for your next card play after my debacle at Charleston...

Happy Father's Day!
418 6/7/2018 1:01:00 AM Spring 1863 Union Message Dang!

Rebs PREVAIL!
Rebs loose only 1SP (n3) and retain the City of Succession's Beginning!
Yanks loose 1SP (n8) and retires back to Kingston!

Over to you, SAH!
417 6/7/2018 12:59:00 AM Spring 1863 Union Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

1
5


Message from Union:
Battle for Charleston (med):
Yanks are attacking with 9SPs, +2 Gens, +1 Iron Bgd...1st roll
Rebs defending with 4SPs...no mods

416 6/7/2018 12:56:00 AM Spring 1863 Union Play Strategy card as Operations #52: 3 / Trent Affair
Confederate gains 5 SW points. Remove from deck if event is played.

Message from Union:
AoCumb (n9) moves from Florence to Kingston (converts), then to Charleston...to attack the 4SPs there...

The Rebs have the initiative early in the game and then to big advantage of internal lines to support their defense after Grant arrives. You have had a tough time, but this game is still within your reach...if you can pool your resources. I know it looks bleek, but a few bad hands and I could be on the ropes.
415 6/4/2018 4:40:00 PM Spring 1863 Confederate Message Guess I have enough movement points to get to Columbia SC.

How did the rebels survive so long historically?

Either the Union acted really stupid, or the rebels were extremely clever and lucky.
Guess a little of both.
414 5/31/2018 11:25:00 PM Spring 1863 Union Message I will be outta touch with the game till June 3 when I return from visiting the grandkids. Catch ya then...
413 5/30/2018 12:55:00 AM Spring 1863 Union Message ANV contining its march out of the yankee clutches???
412 5/9/2018 5:40:00 PM Spring 1863 Union Message Rebs take 1SP cas in the affair and may continue their march out of the Yankee trap to keep them away from supply and reinforcements...

ANV n2...still marching?
411 5/9/2018 5:39:00 PM Spring 1863 Union Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

5


Message from Union:
Battle at Salisbury (small):
Rebs attacking with 3SPs, +2force, +8Gens...auto 10* result...
Yanks defending with 1SP, +2 for Rebs OOS...this roll

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