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62 2/8/2017 10:15:00 AM Fall 1861 Confederate Change Confederate player Confederate player changed from Bill Vargas to '
61 2/7/2017 10:35:00 AM Fall 1861 Union Change Union player Union player changed from Jukka Hintikka to '
60 2/7/2017 10:34:00 AM Fall 1861 Union Message Hey, the game pace as it is feels too slow for me to keep up interest. Shame though, the game felt exciting even if I got a bit lucky with the dice for first turns.

See you later. Happy gaming.
59 2/7/2017 7:25:00 AM Fall 1861 Union Message Are you allowed to move your single SP from Franklin WV as no railroads lead off that space?
58 2/6/2017 10:17:00 AM Fall 1861 Union Message Are you allowed to move your single SP from Franklin WV as no railroads lead off that space?
57 2/5/2017 1:44:00 PM Fall 1861 Union Message Are you allowed to move your single SP from Franklin WV as no railroads lead off that space?
56 2/5/2017 1:40:00 PM Fall 1861 Union Draw Strategy cards 6 cards drawn.

55 2/5/2017 1:40:00 PM Fall 1861 Confederate Message Union may go first
54 2/5/2017 1:39:00 PM Fall 1861 Confederate Draw Strategy cards 6 cards drawn.

53 2/5/2017 1:39:00 PM Summer 1861 Confederate End Turn
52 2/5/2017 1:37:00 PM Summer 1861 Confederate Die roll request Request: 50-sided die x 2

32
38


Message from Confederate:
Pemberton
Van Dorn

Highest to Lowest

Columbus, KY
Memphis, TN
51 1/31/2017 10:42:00 AM Summer 1861 Union Message RR done
50 1/31/2017 9:38:00 AM Summer 1861 Confederate Play Strategy card as Operations #70: 2 / Gustavus Fox, Ironclad Building Program
The Union Amphibious Assault modifier is increased by two.

Message from Confederate:
CSA 5

Lebanon, KY - Form Army of the Tennessee with A. Johnston in command
49 1/30/2017 11:06:00 PM Summer 1861 Union Message Leave Burnside in the AoP. Banks is leaved in Harpers Ferry with 4 SP.
48 1/30/2017 3:50:00 PM Summer 1861 Union Message Next activation.
- AoC activated
- drop SPs in Louisville (2), Frankfort (2), Lexington (2), Falmouth (2)
- Go to Cincinnati and pick up 1 SP and McClellan
- Finish movement in Vernon.
47 1/30/2017 3:22:00 PM Summer 1861 Confederate Message Retreat to Fredericksburg
46 1/30/2017 3:21:00 PM Summer 1861 Confederate Message Union wins 2/1
45 1/30/2017 3:20:00 PM Summer 1861 Confederate Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

5
4


Message from Confederate:
Manassas - Medium battle

USA: +1
CSA: +2
44 1/30/2017 3:15:00 PM Summer 1861 Union Message Manassas VA
6 SP - USA - +1DRM
6 SP - CSA - +2DRM

do you wish to fight?
43 1/30/2017 3:12:00 PM Summer 1861 Union Play Strategy card as Event #87: 3 / Minor Campaign
Conduct up to two moves or conduct one special army-size naval move. No SP, general, or army marker may be moved twice with the same campaign card. You must move a different force each move.

Message from Union:
Event
- Army of Potomac to Frederick and pick up Burnside
- Go to Harpers Ferry, drop Burnside +2SP, pick up Banks and return to Frederick
- Attack Johnston with 6 SP
42 1/30/2017 3:01:00 PM Summer 1861 Confederate Play Strategy card as Operations #73: 1 / Ball's Bluff
The Union removes one SP (Confederate chooses) within two spaces (including a river connection) of a Confederate SP due to poor leadership. A Union SP can be removed from a Coastal fort.

Message from Confederate:
CSA 4

Little Rock, AR to Columbus, KY
41 1/30/2017 2:09:00 PM Summer 1861 Union Message You won the battle and space contained fort so I must retreat. Back to Paducah. I lose additional SP.
40 1/30/2017 2:04:00 PM Summer 1861 Confederate Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

1
3


Message from Confederate:
Columbus - Small battle

USA: +4
CSA: +4 (Union is coming across land so it is OOS)
39 1/30/2017 1:57:00 PM Summer 1861 Union Play Strategy card as Operations #45: 3 / Food Shortage
Confederate loses SW equal to current Union blockade value.

Message from Union:
Activate Rosecrans and 2SP
- Take Halleck and 2 SP (4SP)
- Move to Paducah KY
- Attack Columbus KY

Union - 4SP - +4DRM
CSA - 1SP - +4DRM (Or am I counted as being in supply as Columbus is river space?
38 1/30/2017 1:45:00 PM Summer 1861 Confederate Play Strategy card as Operations #63: 2 / Beaufort/Port Royal Captured
The Union Blockade Level is increased by one.

Message from Confederate:
You should let the opponent roll if they want to either intercept or avoid.

Yes, I meant retreat to Lebanon

CSA 3

Columbus, KY - Price and 1 SP to Nashville, TN (+ Bragg), to Lebanon (drop Bragg), to Nashville (+Smith & 1 SP) to Lebanon, KY
37 1/30/2017 12:55:00 PM Summer 1861 Union Message Dont they retreat back to Lebanon or Frankfort? Bowling Green is 2 spaces from Louisville.
36 1/30/2017 12:54:00 PM Summer 1861 Confederate Message Union wins 2/1, retreat to Bowling Green
35 1/30/2017 12:50:00 PM Summer 1861 Confederate Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

5
1


Message from Confederate:
Louisville - Medium battle

USA: +1
CSA: +3
34 1/30/2017 12:06:00 PM Summer 1861 Union Message Do you wish to intercept in Louisville? At the moment:
Union 10SP +1DRM
CSA 6SP +3DRM
33 1/30/2017 12:06:00 PM Summer 1861 Union Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

2


Message from Union:
Interception roll. Success on 1-3
32 1/30/2017 12:05:00 PM Summer 1861 Union 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 Union:
Activate AoT
- Move to Louisville KY
31 1/30/2017 11:58:00 AM Summer 1861 Confederate Play Strategy card as Event #80: 1 / Southern Religious Revival
Confederate player immediately receives three SPs in a single space, and loses three SW points. SPs must be placed in a friendly controlled space (including Pro-Union spaces) with a LOC free of Union SPs.

Message from Confederate:
To explain amphibious invasions, the Union only stays if the space is empty. If the enemy is there then there is a battle which is resolved normally.

CSA 2

Marshall, TX
30 1/30/2017 10:33:00 AM Summer 1861 Union Message Great! 0-1* result. File added.
29 1/30/2017 10:30:00 AM Summer 1861 Union Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

1
4


Message from Union:
1 SP - CSA - +0 DRM
3 SP - USA - +3 DRM
28 1/30/2017 10:22:00 AM Summer 1861 Union Play Strategy card as Event #95: 2 / Strategy Board
Union player may make a naval move with up to three SPs plus one general.

Message from Union:
Event.
- Buell races forth from Annapolis and attacks Sabine Texas.

If I'm counting right its +3 DRM for me and +0DRM for you. Automatic 1-1 or 1-1* result but you are wiped so I get to stay in Sabine anyway. I think?
27 1/29/2017 4:45:00 PM Summer 1861 Confederate Play Strategy card as Operations #60: 2 / USS Monitor
The Union player may remove one Confederate ironclad from the mapboard.

Message from Confederate:
CSA 1

Nashville, TN - Johnston and Stuart and 4 SPs (1 left behind) to Lebanon (drop Stuart), Lexington (pickup Polk and 1), Louisville (+1 SP), Lebanon
26 1/29/2017 12:39:00 AM Summer 1861 Union Play Strategy card as Operations #112: 2 / Severe Storms at Sea
Interrupt card, cancel a Naval movement initiated by a 3OC. This card cannot cancel a Naval movement initiated by an Event card (including a naval movement initiated by a campaign card event). Remove from deck if event is played.

Message from Union:
Create an army
Army of Tennessee in Bloomington IN
25 1/29/2017 12:37:00 AM Summer 1861 Union Draw Strategy cards 5 cards drawn.

24 1/28/2017 10:54:00 PM Summer 1861 Confederate Message The USA can go first
23 1/28/2017 10:53:00 PM Summer 1861 Confederate Draw Strategy cards 5 cards drawn.

22 1/28/2017 10:53:00 PM Spring 1861 Confederate End Turn
21 1/28/2017 10:52:00 PM Spring 1861 Confederate Message All the generals to Nashville, TN
20 1/27/2017 11:40:00 PM Spring 1861 Union Message Rosecrans to Jonesborough
Halleck -> Cairo
Pope -> Bloomington
McClellan -> Cincinnati
Buell -> Annapols
Burnside -> Frederick
And Banks -> Harpers Ferry
19 1/27/2017 11:35:00 PM Spring 1861 Union Die roll request Request: 999-sided die x 7

632
628
669
895
859
977
781


Message from Union:
Burnside
Banks
Buell
Halleck
Pope
Rosecrans
McClellan

From highest to Lowest:
Jonesborough
Cairo
Bloomingon
Cincinnati
Annapolis
Frederick
Harpers Ferry
18 1/27/2017 10:27:00 PM Spring 1861 Confederate Message Turn 2 CSA Strategic Redeployment

Mobile AL, Live Oak FL, Savannah GA, Corinth MS to Nashville, TN

Lebanon KY, Charleston SC and Marion SC to Manassas
17 1/27/2017 1:52:00 PM Spring 1861 Union Message - Springfield IL (2) + Indianapolis IN + Columbus OH -> Bloomington
- Pittsburgh (2) -> Cincinnati
- Washington (1) -> Fort Monroe
- Washington (3) -> Annapolis
- Washington (2) -> Baltimore
16 1/27/2017 2:08:00 AM Spring 1861 Confederate Message Confederate Reinforcements

Blockade Runners

Wilmington, NC
Charleston, SC
Columbus, GA
Sabine City, TX


Regular SPs

Manassas, VA
Fort Fisher, NC
Forts St. Philip/Jackson, LA
Little Rock, AR
Memphis, TN
Savannah, GA
Live Oak, FL
Corinth, MS
Marion, SC
Columbus KY (bonus)
15 1/27/2017 1:27:00 AM Spring 1861 Confederate Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 4

6
5
2
4


Message from Confederate:
Blockade Zones

North Atlantic
South Atlantic
East Gulf
West Gulf
14 1/26/2017 10:30:00 AM Spring 1861 Union Message Reinforcements:
8 SP to AoP (East)
6 SP to Bloomington (Central)
1 SP to Cairo, 2 to Jonesborough, 1 to Springfield (West)
13 1/26/2017 9:20:00 AM Spring 1861 Confederate Play Strategy card as Event #85: 3 / Minor Campaign
Conduct up to two moves or conduct one special army-size naval move. No SP, general, or army marker may be moved twice with the same campaign card. You must move a different force each move.

Message from Confederate:
Part 1

Columbus, KY - Polk and 3 SPs to Lebanon (-1 SP), Louisville (-1 SP) and Lexington


Part 2

Winchester, VA - J. Johnston and 1 SP - Strasburg, Manassas (+2 SP & Beauregard), Strasburg, Franklin (-1 SP), Lewisburg (-1 SP & Beauregard), and back to Manassas.
12 1/25/2017 11:00:00 PM Spring 1861 Union Play Strategy card as Event #127: 2 / Brooklyn Navy Yard Conversions
The Union blockade level is increased by one. Remove from deck if event is played.

Message from Union:
Did you add a file for your last action?

I'll play this for event.
11 1/25/2017 8:24:00 PM Spring 1861 Confederate Play Strategy card as Operations #48: 3 / Brazil Recognizes the Confederacy
Confederate gains +3 SW. Remove from deck if event is played.

Message from Confederate:
Confederate 3

Fayetteville, AR: Price and 1 SP to Little Rock (+1 SP) to Memphis (+Polk and 1 SP) to Columbus, KY
10 1/25/2017 1:15:00 PM Spring 1861 Union Play Strategy card as Operations #109: 2 / Fortified Lines
The Confederate player may place up to two forts in any friendly controlled space with an LOC free of Union SPs and forts.

Message from Union:
OPS
- PCs in Frankfort + Lexington KY
9 1/25/2017 1:12:00 PM Spring 1861 Confederate Play Strategy card as Operations #77: 2 / Stop the War
Union SW reduced by five points. Remove from deck if event is played.

Message from Confederate:
Confederate 2

PC markers in Bowling Green and Somerset KY
8 1/25/2017 12:55:00 PM Spring 1861 Union Play Strategy card as Operations #4: 1 / Costly Mistake
Pick an enemy army with two or more subordinate generals (includes Cavalry Generals) and randomly determine a target general. On a die roll of 1-3 the chosen general is killed and removed from play. On a die roll of 4-6 the general is wounded and removed from play, but re-enters during the reinforcement phase of the next game turn.

Message from Union:
PC marker in Lebanon
7 1/25/2017 12:54:00 PM Spring 1861 Confederate Play Strategy card as Operations #55: 1 / CSS Tennessee
Confederate may place one Ironclad in a controlled port or coastal fort space.

Message from Confederate:
Confederate 1

PC marker in Paducah, KY
6 1/25/2017 12:40:00 PM Spring 1861 Confederate Draw Strategy cards 4 cards drawn.

5 1/25/2017 10:53:00 AM Spring 1861 Union 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 Union:
OPS
- PCs in Falmouth + Louisville
4 1/24/2017 11:44:00 PM Spring 1861 Union Message Union may go first
3 1/24/2017 11:43:00 PM Spring 1861 Union Draw Strategy cards 4 cards drawn.

2 1/24/2017 11:43:00 PM Spring 1861 Union Change Union player Union player changed from Bill Vargas to Jukka Hintikka
1 1/24/2017 11:42:00 PM Spring 1861 Union Change Confederate player Confederate player changed from Jukka Hintikka to Bill Vargas

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