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396 4/28/2017 8:51:00 AM Fall 1862 Union Play Strategy card as Event #45: 3 / Food Shortage
Confederate loses SW equal to current Union blockade value.

Message from Union:
Confederate loses 4 SW is N 88
395 4/27/2017 7:42:00 PM Fall 1862 Confederate Play Strategy card as Event #115: 2 / Galveston
The Confederate player may move 1 SP from a blockade runner port (open or closed) to its associated ungarrisoned Union controlled coastal fort (no Union SP present) and immediately place a Confederate PC marker (does not require a LOC) in the Coastal fort space. Remove from deck if event is played.

Message from Confederate:
sp from Pensacola to FT Pickens
now CSA fort
394 4/27/2017 3:41:00 PM Fall 1862 Union Play Strategy card as Operations #58: 2 / Admiral Porter
Union may make a naval move with up to three SPs plus one general. If an amphibious assault occurs, you receive an additional +2 DRM. Add +2DRM to any Running the Guns die roll.

Message from Union:
Place Fort Jackson OH
393 4/27/2017 3:37:00 PM Fall 1862 Union Draw Strategy cards 7 cards drawn.

392 4/26/2017 7:17:00 PM Fall 1862 Confederate Message draw cards and you go first
no campaign by me

391 4/26/2017 7:16:00 PM Fall 1862 Confederate Draw Strategy cards 7 cards drawn.

390 4/26/2017 7:16:00 PM Summer 1862 Confederate End Turn Deck was reshuffled.

389 4/26/2017 7:16:00 PM Summer 1862 Confederate Message Van Dorn to AOW
388 4/26/2017 10:52:00 AM Summer 1862 Union Message Place Hooker Jackson OH

387 4/25/2017 3:42:00 PM Summer 1862 Confederate Message I think you will place him in Jackson OH

386 4/25/2017 3:41:00 PM Summer 1862 Confederate Message place Hooker

385 4/25/2017 3:41:00 PM Summer 1862 Confederate Message CSA SR
to AOW
1 from Camden n0
1 from Mobile n0
1 from Live n0
AOW n15sp

1 from Bowling Green n0 to Tullahoma n1
1 from Corinth n0 to Tullahoma n2
1 from Marion SC to Tullahoma TN n3
1 from Weldon NC n0 to Tullahoma n4
1 from Dalton GA n0 to Atlanta n2



384 4/25/2017 3:35:00 PM Summer 1862 Confederate Message great

383 4/24/2017 3:10:00 PM Summer 1862 Union Message 2 SP FROM WASHINGTON DC TO JACKSON OH N 2 SP
4 SP FROM AOP TO JACKSON OH N 6 SP

382 4/22/2017 10:46:00 AM Summer 1862 Confederate Message where are the 2 sp coming from going to Jackson OH?
Dad

381 4/22/2017 10:34:00 AM Summer 1862 Union Message OK 2 SP DC TO JACKSON OH
380 4/21/2017 4:02:00 PM Summer 1862 Confederate Message you need to watch Jackson OH as the AOW can cross the Ohio River

you still have 4 more sp's you can sr

379 4/21/2017 12:19:00 PM Summer 1862 Union Message 6 SP DC TO AOP N 15 SP
5 SP Cincinnati to AOT n 10 SP

378 4/21/2017 12:17:00 PM Summer 1862 Union Message 6 SP DC TO AOP N 15 SP
377 4/20/2017 7:51:00 PM Summer 1862 Confederate Message to you for SR

376 4/20/2017 7:51:00 PM Summer 1862 Confederate Message state reinforcements

KY Bowling green

VA Manassas ANV n6
NC Weldon
SC Marion
LA New Orleans
TN Nashville n2
GA Atlanta
MS Corinth
FL Live Oak
AR Camden



375 4/20/2017 7:44:00 PM Summer 1862 Confederate Message East Gulf arrives in Mobile n1
3 fail
SW -6 to 92-

374 4/20/2017 7:43:00 PM Summer 1862 Confederate Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 4

1
6
4
2


Message from Confederate:
CSA blockade runners
West Gulf
East Gulf
South Atlantic
North Atlantic

373 4/20/2017 9:58:00 AM Summer 1862 Union Message 8 SP in DC N 12 SP
6 SP In Cincinnati
4 SP In St Louis N 6 SP

372 4/19/2017 7:20:00 PM Summer 1862 Confederate Message to you for your reinforcements

371 4/19/2017 7:20:00 PM Summer 1862 Confederate Message attrition
USA
Cairo IL -1 to 3
AOP -2 to 9
AOT -1 to 5
DC -1 to 4
Harpers Ferry -1 to 2


CSA
AOW -2 to 12
ANV -1 to 6

370 4/19/2017 7:18:00 PM Summer 1862 Confederate Message end of turn stuff
place pc Markers
USA
Kentucky
Lebanon
Somerset
Lexington
Falmouth

CSA
none seen

369 4/19/2017 7:16:00 PM Summer 1862 Confederate Message 1 from Mobile n0
1 from Bowling Green n0
1 from Paducah n1


368 4/19/2017 7:14:00 PM Summer 1862 Confederate Play Strategy card as Event #81: 3 / Emancipation Proclamation - Reshuffle/Remove
Either player must play this card as an EC on the Strategy Round immediately following a Union large or medium battle victory. Confederate loses 10 SW and 3 SPs (his choice). Union loses 5 SW. Flip GT marker to its Emancipation Proclamation side. Card must be the last one played by a player at which time it can be played as an OC card. If the play of this card as an OC results in a battle victory, there is no Emancipation Proclamation Remove from deck if event is played. If this card is played as an OC or discarded re-shuffle deck at the end of the Strategy Phase.

Message from Confederate:
now I have to play this as an event
CSA SW -10 to 98-
USA SW -5 -3 to 90-
flip turn maker to EP side
that means CSA will lose at least 15 more SW in the game form EP


I nee d to lose 3 units right now
367 4/19/2017 7:11:00 PM Summer 1862 Confederate Message the reason I dropped some units and picked some up was to reduce attrition

366 4/19/2017 7:10:00 PM Summer 1862 Confederate Message drop 2 in Lebanon n3
6. Somerset drop 1 n2
7. Lexington drop 1 n1
8. Falmouth with 1

365 4/19/2017 7:09:00 PM Summer 1862 Confederate Message USA wins 2* to 1
now w 5 in Lebanon with Pope

364 4/19/2017 7:08:00 PM Summer 1862 Confederate Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

4
3


Message from Confederate:
USA +5
CSA +0
medium battle

363 4/19/2017 7:07:00 PM Summer 1862 Confederate Message here is the move for your last card
Pope with 4
leave 2 in ST Louis
1. Salem-Vandalia
2. Vincennes drop 2 n2
3. Bloomington pick up 4 n6
Bloomington n2
4. Louisville
5. attack Van Dorn with 1 in Lebanon
I will resolve

362 4/19/2017 7:04:00 PM Summer 1862 Confederate Message the AOT cannot make it with 6 mp to attack Van Dorn

361 4/19/2017 5:22:00 PM Summer 1862 Union Message take that back move AOT to Lebanon attack Van Dorn
360 4/19/2017 5:19:00 PM Summer 1862 Union Message Yes build fort in Cario

359 4/18/2017 1:52:00 PM Summer 1862 Confederate Message are you still building fort in Cairo
or
something else?

358 4/18/2017 1:00:00 PM Summer 1862 Union Message OK Map is fixed it is your turn I think
357 4/14/2017 2:04:00 PM Summer 1862 Confederate Message AOP has Stoneman cav

356 4/14/2017 2:03:00 PM Summer 1862 Confederate Message CSA OOB
Little Rock 2 fort
Sabine City 2
FT P-J 1
New Orleans CSS Virginia
Mobile 1
FT Morgan 1
FT Gadson 1
Columbus GA 1
Baldwin FL 2
Dalton GA 1
Memphis 2
Columbus KY 2 Price fort
Paducah 2
Dover TN 2 fort Smith
Nashville 2 Jackson fort
Bowling Green 1
Lebanon 1 Van Dorn
FT Pulaski 1
FT Sumter 1
FT Fisher 2
Richmond 2 Longstreet fort capital
Manassas ANV 6sp
CO J Johnston
XO Bragg
Beauregard
Stuart Cav
AOW Grafton 14sp
CO
Lee
XO A Johnston
Polk
Pemberton
Forrest Cav
Wheeler Cav
Morgan Cav
Parkersburg fort

ST Marks FLK is an open port
FT Pickens FL USA pc marker


all of West Virginia CSA pc markers
WV converted to CSA


Kentucky all except Louisville CSA pc markers
Kentucky converted to CSA

CSA SW 108-

no generals killed




355 4/14/2017 1:52:00 PM Summer 1862 Confederate Message here is OOB for USA
ST Louis Pope with 6
Pana ILL 1
Salem-Vandalia 2
Jonesborough 2
Cairo 4
Indianapolis 1
Bloomington 6 fort
Louisville 2
Cincinnati fort
Columbus OH 1
Pittsburgh AOT 6sp
Burnside CO Curtis XO Pleasanton cav
Harpers Ferry 3 fort
Frederick AOP 11sp
McDowell CO
McClellan XO
Fremont
Butler
Banks
Rosecrans
2 elite BGD
Baltimore 1
DC 5 fort capital
Philadelphia 1 fort
FT Monroe 1

AA mod 2
blockade level 4
SW 98+

Buell and Halleck dead

pc's
Missouri
ST Joseph
Kansas City
Lexington
Springfield
Jefferson City
ST Louis

KY
Louisville



354 4/13/2017 7:44:00 PM Summer 1862 Confederate Message will send map file by email

353 4/12/2017 11:09:00 AM Summer 1862 Confederate Message
this is the card I have to play

read
love Dad


81
3 / Emancipation Proclamation - Reshuffle/Remove (Both)
Either player must play this card as an EC on the Strategy Round immediately following a Union large or medium battle victory. Confederate loses 10 SW and 3 SPs (his choice). Union loses 5 SW. Flip GT marker to its Emancipation Proclamation side. Card must be the last one played by a player at which time it can be played as an OC card. If the play of this card as an OC results in a battle victory, there is no Emancipation Proclamation Remove from deck if event is played. If this card is played as an OC or discarded re-shuffle deck at the end of the Strategy Phase.
352 4/12/2017 11:09:00 AM Summer 1862 Confederate Message did you read car?

82
3 / Foreign Intervention - Reshuffle/Remove (Both)
Either player can play this card as an EC when Confederate SW is 110+. If this is the last card in a players hand or the second to last and the player holds the Emancipation Proclamation, if the condition is met, it must be played as an EC, if not it can be played as an OC. EFFECTS: 1. Union Blockade reduced by one (cannot become greater than 4 for the remainder of the game). 2. Union -2 SP Reinforcements for the remainder of the game (Union choice). 3. Union SW reduced by 10. Remove from deck if event is played. If card is played as an OC or discarded re-shuffle deck at end of the Strategy Phase.


by playing card as next to last you are assured that I have Emancipation Proclamation

suggest you try to win a medium battle
attack Van Dorn

351 4/12/2017 9:12:00 AM Summer 1862 Union Play Strategy card as Operations #23: 2 / Bermuda Blockade Surge
Confederate immediately receives two SPs in any open Blockade Runner Port, no more than one SP per port, but more than 1SP per Blockade zone is permitted. If insufficient ports are available, the excess SPs are lost.

Message from Union:
Fort Cario
350 4/11/2017 1:34:00 PM Summer 1862 Confederate Set Deck Reshuffle Deck will be reshuffled before next deal
349 4/11/2017 1:34:00 PM Summer 1862 Confederate Play Strategy card as Operations #82: 3 / Foreign Intervention - Reshuffle/Remove
Either player can play this card as an EC when Confederate SW is 110+. If this is the last card in a players hand or the second to last and the player holds the Emancipation Proclamation, if the condition is met, it must be played as an EC, if not it can be played as an OC. EFFECTS: 1. Union Blockade reduced by one (cannot become greater than 4 for the remainder of the game). 2. Union -2 SP Reinforcements for the remainder of the game (Union choice). 3. Union SW reduced by 10. Remove from deck if event is played. If card is played as an OC or discarded re-shuffle deck at end of the Strategy Phase.

Message from Confederate:
fort Parkersburg

please read description of this card

very important
348 4/11/2017 1:21:00 PM Summer 1862 Union Play Strategy card as Operations #37: 2 / Confederate Scientist
Confederate immediately receives three SPs in any friendly controlled space with a LOC, free of Union SPs or forts. No more than one SP per confederate controlled state. No SPs may be placed in Pro-Union spaces.

Message from Union:
Create Army of Tennessee in Pittsburgh with 6 SP Burnside CO Pleasanton Cav General Curtis other generals
347 4/11/2017 1:01:00 PM Summer 1862 Confederate Message CSS Virginia

346 4/10/2017 12:49:00 PM Summer 1862 Confederate Play Strategy card as Event #54: 1 / CSS Virginia
Confederate may place one Ironclad in a controlled port or coastal fort space.

Message from Confederate:
CSA Virginia to New Orleans
345 4/10/2017 12:27:00 PM Summer 1862 Union Message Will do that then but move Curtis with them
344 4/8/2017 12:52:00 PM Summer 1862 Confederate Message I suggest moving Burnside Pleasanton and the 3 sp from Cincinnati to Pittsburgh

Pittsburg will then be total 6sp

defense will be 3

and
you could intercept on a 3 or less

343 4/8/2017 9:19:00 AM Summer 1862 Union Message Place Fort In Indianapolis instead
I thought I had 5 SP in Cincinnati
342 4/7/2017 6:44:00 PM Summer 1862 Confederate Message please redo
thanks
Dad

341 4/7/2017 6:44:00 PM Summer 1862 Confederate Message you had 5sp in Cincinnati
move 1 to Louisville

you need to have 5sp in a spce to create and army

Cincinnati n3 inf 1 cav Pleasanton
total 5sp

Burnside and Curtis

340 4/7/2017 9:55:00 AM Summer 1862 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:
Create Army of Tennessee in Cincinnati Burnside as Commanding Officer Pleasanton Cav General and Curtis
339 4/6/2017 2:58:00 PM Summer 1862 Confederate Message lets do this
A Johnston with 56 from Richmond Longstreet with 2 in Richmond

1. Hanover
2. Gordonsville
3. Culpepper
4. Strasburg
5. Franklin
6. join AOW n14 sp

338 4/6/2017 2:55:00 PM Summer 1862 Confederate Message taking fort back
I need a 3 card to do that

337 4/6/2017 2:19:00 PM Summer 1862 Confederate Play Strategy card as Operations #127: 2 / Brooklyn Navy Yard Conversions
The Union blockade level is increased by one. Remove from deck if event is played.

Message from Confederate:
fort Parkersburg
336 4/6/2017 9:27:00 AM Summer 1862 Union Play Strategy card as Operations #39: 2 / Draft Riots in New York
The Union must remove three SPs (Union chooses). If possible the SPs must come from Pennsylvania, Maryland, New Jersey, or Washington DC.

Message from Union:
General reorg
Curtis from Pittsburg to Cincinnati
Burnside from Harpers Ferry to Cincinnati
335 4/5/2017 9:47:00 AM Summer 1862 Confederate Message done

334 4/5/2017 9:46:00 AM Summer 1862 Confederate Message 4. convert Parkersburg to CSA
5 AOW to Grafton

333 4/5/2017 9:45:00 AM Summer 1862 Confederate Message Buell dies

332 4/5/2017 9:45:00 AM Summer 1862 Confederate Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

1


Message from Confederate:
roll for Buell to die on a 1

331 4/5/2017 9:44:00 AM Summer 1862 Confederate Message you lose 3
I lose 1 and may continue

330 4/5/2017 9:44:00 AM Summer 1862 Confederate Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

2
2


Message from Confederate:
CSA +8
USA +3

329 4/4/2017 12:14:00 PM Summer 1862 Union Message I will fight you resolve
328 4/3/2017 1:41:00 PM Summer 1862 Confederate Message 2. convert Grafton to CSA
3. attack Parkersburg
with 9
CSA will be +8
USA will be +3

will you fight or retreat?

327 4/3/2017 1:39:00 PM Summer 1862 Confederate Message Halleck
dies
326 4/3/2017 1:39:00 PM Summer 1862 Confederate Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

1


Message from Confederate:
roll for Halleck to die on a 1

325 4/3/2017 1:38:00 PM Summer 1862 Confederate Message I win
you lose 3
I lose 1
AOW n9sp
USA fort to turn track turn 6
324 4/3/2017 1:37:00 PM Summer 1862 Confederate Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

3


Message from Confederate:
CSA +8

323 4/3/2017 1:37:00 PM Summer 1862 Confederate Message I mean CSA only +2 to odds

322 4/3/2017 1:37:00 PM Summer 1862 Confederate Message correction
USA only +2 for Odds

321 4/3/2017 1:36:00 PM Summer 1862 Confederate Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

2


Message from Confederate:
CSA
odds +4 Generals +6
makes CSA +10

USA +3
roll for USA only

320 4/3/2017 12:04:00 PM Summer 1862 Union Message You roll to decide battle
319 4/3/2017 12:04:00 PM Summer 1862 Union Message No intercept no retreat

318 3/31/2017 2:37:00 PM Summer 1862 Confederate Play Strategy card as Operations #58: 2 / Admiral Porter
Union may make a naval move with up to three SPs plus one general. If an amphibious assault occurs, you receive an additional +2 DRM. Add +2DRM to any Running the Guns die roll.

Message from Confederate:
AOW with 10sp
1. attack Grafton
any intercept or retreat?
317 3/31/2017 12:29:00 PM Summer 1862 Union Message Its your turn

316 3/29/2017 8:48:00 PM Summer 1862 Confederate Set Deck Reshuffle Deck will not be reshuffled before next deal
315 3/29/2017 5:22:00 AM Summer 1862 Union Message OK do not place PC markers but I want to move my man to Louisville 2 SP

314 3/28/2017 9:50:00 AM Summer 1862 Confederate Message check 5.26
only armies can place pc markers while moving

please redo
thanks

313 3/27/2017 1:07:00 PM Summer 1862 Union Play Strategy card as Event #66: 1 / Wilson's Creek
Either player may move up to two infantry SPs from the same space as if they were led by a General. This move is a Corps move and may enter enemy controlled spaces because the SPs are moving as if they are led by a general.

Message from Union:
2SP Cincinnati
Falmouth KY
Lexington place PC Marker
Frankfort Place PC Marker
Lousiville Place PC Marker
312 3/26/2017 3:42:00 PM Summer 1862 Confederate Play Strategy card as Operations #29: 2 / Crittenden Compromise
Union places (or flips in border states) two PC markers in any spaces free of Confederate SPs or forts which are not Resource spaces, Blockade Runner Ports, or Coastal forts. Void after Emancipation Proclamation. Remove from deck if event is played.

Message from Confederate:
A Johnston with 2sp in Charleston
1. Kingston SC
2. Florence
3. Marion pick up 1 n3
4. Wilmington pick up2 n5
5. Strickland Depot
6. Goldsboro
7. Weldon pick up 1 n6
8. Hickford Jct
9. Petersburg
10. Richmond n8

used rail bonus for 2 extra spaces on rail
311 3/25/2017 3:21:00 PM Summer 1862 Union Play Strategy card as Event #69: 3 / Gideon Welles, The Naval Program
The Union player may either increase the Blockade Level by one or increase the Amphibious Assault modifier by two.

Message from Union:
blockade N4
310 3/24/2017 1:13:00 PM Summer 1862 Confederate Play Strategy card as Event #26: 3 / Cotton is King
If played by Union, reduce Confederate SW by 2; if played by Confederate, Confederate immediately receives two SPs in any Blockade Runner port, no more than one SP per port, but more than 1SP per Blockade zone is permitted. If insufficient ports are available, the excess SPs are lost. Remove from deck if event is played.

Message from Confederate:
as event
Charleston n2
Wilmington n2
309 3/24/2017 1:08:00 PM Summer 1862 Union Message Increase blockade to 3 then

308 3/22/2017 1:17:00 PM Summer 1862 Confederate Message blockade level was 2

you can increase blockade level by 1to3
or
increase AA mod by 2 to 4

what do you want to do?


290
3/8/2017 4:26:00 PM
Spring 1862
Confederate
Message
USA OOB my map
St Louis Pope 6
Pan IN 1
Salem-Vandalia IN 2
Jonesborough IN 2
Cairo IN 4
Bloomington OH Curtis 6 and fort
Indianapolis 1
Louisville 1
Cincinnati OH 5 fort
Columbus OH 1
Pittsburgh PA 2 fort
Philadelphia PA 1 fort
Harpers Ferry VA Burnside 3 and fort
Frederick MD AOP 11sp fort
McDowell CO
McClellan XO
Fremont
Banks Butler
Rosecrans
Iron BGD
Wilders BGD
Parkersburg WV Buell 3
Grafton Halleck 3 fort
FT Monroe VA 1


AA mod 2
blockade 2
USA SW 98-
CSA 108+


307 3/22/2017 11:43:00 AM Summer 1862 Union Play Strategy card as Event #71: 3 / General Scott, The Anaconda Plan
The Union player may either increase the Blockade Level by one or increase the Amphibious Assault modifier by two.

Message from Union:
Increase blockade level by 2 N4
306 3/22/2017 11:41:00 AM Summer 1862 Union Draw Strategy cards 7 cards drawn.

305 3/22/2017 11:29:00 AM Summer 1862 Confederate Message draw card an decide if you want to go first if you have a campaign card

304 3/22/2017 11:29:00 AM Summer 1862 Confederate Draw Strategy cards 7 cards drawn.

303 3/22/2017 11:29:00 AM Spring 1862 Confederate End Turn
302 3/22/2017 11:28:00 AM Spring 1862 Confederate Message A Johnston Charleston
Jackson Nashville
Longstreet Richmond

301 3/22/2017 11:27:00 AM Spring 1862 Confederate Die roll request Request: 999-sided die x 3

595
288
53


Message from Confederate:
place generals

A johnstomn
Jackson
Longstreet

high to Charleston
next to Nashville
low to Richmond

300 3/22/2017 9:56:00 AM Spring 1862 Union Message I have one General I want him in Cincinnati Pleasonton

299 3/21/2017 3:51:00 PM Spring 1862 Confederate Message now
you place generals randomly

you can tell me where you want the generals
and I can place them randomly for you
OK


Jackson
Longstreet
A Johnston

298 3/21/2017 3:50:00 PM Spring 1862 Confederate Message Pleasanton to Cincinnati

297 3/21/2017 3:49:00 PM Spring 1862 Confederate Message I place generals

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