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126 10/9/2017 1:14:00 PM Fall 1861 Union Message 3SP to AOP n 7 8SP to Manassas n 9 fixes rail problem
125 10/9/2017 1:11:00 PM Fall 1861 Union Message OK
124 10/9/2017 12:50:00 PM Fall 1861 Confederate Message I will be outta pocket with the game till Wed next week - 10/18. Catch-up with things then
123 9/30/2017 5:55:00 PM Fall 1861 Union Message I count 12 spaces including two that are doubled = 14 Spaces in VA for control
122 9/29/2017 11:39:00 PM Fall 1861 Confederate Message msgs 111 & 112 support no virginny take over this season...but it soming soon!

you agree?
121 9/28/2017 4:44:00 PM Fall 1861 Union Message I control VA you lose 1 repacement
120 9/28/2017 2:14:00 PM Fall 1861 Confederate Message Reb reinforcements:
Tn - Dover (n1)
Ark - Little Rock
Ms – Vicksburg
La - NO
Ala - Decatur
Ga - Columbus
SC – Charleston
NC - Wilmington
Virg - Wytheville

Ky – Lebanon – n2
Blockade reinforcements (level – 0):
NO – n2, Columbus – n2, Charleston – n2, Wilmington – n2
119 9/28/2017 2:05:00 PM Fall 1861 Confederate Message Sorry for my absence...

Getting use to the Logistics rules myself...
Section 9.3 => Since AoPot is not in Logistics LOC in Staunton...suffers another SP loss => n3 after attrit.

Your Strats may only move 3SPs total to AoPot. So you will want to change how the boys are distributed.
118 9/20/2017 4:55:00 AM Fall 1861 Union Draw Strategy cards 6 cards drawn.

117 9/20/2017 4:55:00 AM Summer 1861 Union End Turn Deck was reshuffled.

116 9/19/2017 11:58:00 AM Summer 1861 Union Message Buell WDC Rosey in Bloomington
115 9/19/2017 11:58:00 AM Summer 1861 Union Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

5


Message from Union:
odd Buell to WDC even to Bloomington Rosey to other
114 9/19/2017 11:57:00 AM Summer 1861 Union Message 5 WDC n4 , 2 S Louis ,2Pittsburg,,1 Gordonsville, 1 Wilderness to AOPn15
113 9/19/2017 11:48:00 AM Summer 1861 Union Message 8WDC n9
6 Bloomington
2 Cairo
2 S Loius
112 9/19/2017 11:47:00 AM Summer 1861 Union Message OK
111 9/19/2017 11:42:00 AM Summer 1861 Confederate Message Per msg 96 => Strasburg PC removed.
110 9/19/2017 11:33:00 AM Summer 1861 Union Message CSA Loses VA and 15 SW
109 9/19/2017 11:32:00 AM Summer 1861 Union Message Strasburg PC Union
108 9/18/2017 3:31:00 PM Summer 1861 Confederate Message End of the turn Summer 1861:

PCs placed =>
Yanks: Wilderness, Gordonsville, Franklin (WV), Falmouth, Lexington, Somerset, Louisville, Paducah, Greenville, Ironton
Rebs: none seen

State Control & Raids: n/a

Emancy (NOT in play) & War Wieriness: n/a

Attrition =>
USA:
-1 from AoPot - n4
CSA:
none seen

Blockade level - 0
Amphib level - 0

Yank SW => 115-
Reb SW => 76-

Did I miss anything?
107 9/16/2017 2:25:00 PM Summer 1861 Confederate Message ASJohn cann't breach the Louisville defenses...Yanks remain in Louisville and ASJohn (n1) retires to Lebanon.

ASJohn personnaly makes arrangements to get Rosey's body to the Yankee lines...so he may be interned properly.
106 9/16/2017 2:22:00 PM Summer 1861 Confederate Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

2
2


Message from Confederate:
ASJohn (n2) continues to Louisville...

Battle for Louisville (small):
Rebs attacking with 2SPs, +1Gen...1st roll
Yanks defending with 1SP...2nd roll
105 9/16/2017 2:18:00 PM Summer 1861 Confederate Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

4
5


Message from Confederate:
Battle for Lebanon (small):
Rebs attacking with 3SPs, +1Gen, +2 for Yanks OOS, +2force...1st roll
Yanks defending with 1SP...no mods...2nd roll
104 9/16/2017 2:16:00 PM Summer 1861 Confederate Message ASJohn shows his battle accumen...elims the Yank force and Rosey's body is carried with the army to return it to the Yanks as time permits...

ASJohn (n3) continues northward to Lebanon to attack the garrison there...
103 9/16/2017 2:14:00 PM Summer 1861 Confederate Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 3

5
4
2


Message from Confederate:
Battle for Bowling Green (small):
Rebs attacking with 4SPs, +1Gen, +2 Yanks OOS, +3 force...1st roll
Yanks defending with 1SP, +1 Gen...2nd roll
3rd roll for Rosey
102 9/16/2017 2:13:00 PM Summer 1861 Confederate Play Strategy card as Operations #110: 3 / The Gettysburg Address
Union player gains 3 SW. Remove from deck if event is played.

Message from Confederate:
ASJohn takes his 2SPs from Nashville to Dover (p/u 2SPs - n4), then to Bowling Green to attack Rosey
101 9/15/2017 8:54:00 PM Summer 1861 Union Message I will be at sea for next two weeks spotty internet at best.
100 9/12/2017 8:18:00 AM Summer 1861 Union Set Deck Reshuffle Deck will be reshuffled before next deal
99 9/12/2017 8:18:00 AM Summer 1861 Union Discard Strategy card Message from Union:
98 9/12/2017 8:18:00 AM Summer 1861 Union Return Strategy card to hand #82: 3 / Foreign Intervention - Reshuffle/Remove

Message from Union:
97 9/12/2017 8:17:00 AM Summer 1861 Union 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 Union:
Freemont 2SP
1. Ironton
2-3. Greenville-1 SP
4. Ironton -1 SP
5. Cairo +2 Sp
6. Paducah
96 9/12/2017 1:43:00 AM Summer 1861 Confederate Play Strategy card as Event #15: 1 / Mosby's Raiders
Confederate can remove two Union PC Markers in Virginia within 2 spaces of Winchester, VA. The spaces may contain Union generals, SPs or forts.

Message from Confederate:
Remove Yankee PCs in Culpepper & Strasburg
95 9/11/2017 4:42:00 PM Summer 1861 Union Play Strategy card as Operations #55: 1 / CSS Tennessee
Confederate may place one Ironclad in a controlled port or coastal fort space.

Message from Union:
Fort in Cairo
94 9/11/2017 4:42:00 PM Summer 1861 Union Play Strategy card as Operations #55: 1 / CSS Tennessee
Confederate may place one Ironclad in a controlled port or coastal fort space.

Message from Union:
Fort in Cairo
93 9/11/2017 4:16:00 PM Summer 1861 Confederate Play Strategy card as Event #53: 1 / CSS Arkansas
Confederate may place one Ironclad in a controlled port or coastal fort space.

Message from Confederate:
CSS Arknasas built in Fort Jackson
92 9/11/2017 3:42:00 PM Summer 1861 Union Message Banks 2 SP 1
Vernon +1 n 3
2-3 Falmouth -1 n 2
4-5 Lexington -1 n 16-7 Somerset end

91 9/10/2017 4:13:00 PM Summer 1861 Confederate Message 3rd part of that campaign move:
per msg 62, Rosey is already deep in Kentuck...another move?
90 9/10/2017 2:27:00 PM Summer 1861 Union Message Yes
89 9/10/2017 1:00:00 PM Summer 1861 Confederate Message OK, so now for that 2nd part of the move...

AoPot (n5) when it moves to Strasburg, may not p/u the SP in Strasburg for you already moved it during this Campaign card move...so AoPot n5 at end of the move?
88 9/10/2017 12:18:00 PM Summer 1861 Union Message OK drop one from AOP
87 9/10/2017 10:56:00 AM Summer 1861 Confederate Message I see the problem...in msg 75, you p/u SPs to make Buel n3...but dropped 3SPs along the way...that would make Buel w/o SPs to attack ANV.

So, no SP in Strasburg? or p/u additional SP from AoPot?
86 9/8/2017 11:13:00 AM Summer 1861 Union Message assume you meant to PC Culpepper, not Gordonsville, right? YES
I don't have a SP in Strasburg... Message #75 I dropped one there?

85 9/8/2017 10:19:00 AM Summer 1861 Confederate Message In 2nd part:
I assume you meant to PC Culpepper, not Gordonsville, right?
I don't have a SP in Strasburg...

Help me here, bud.
84 9/6/2017 10:01:00 AM Summer 1861 Union Message SW CSA 76- -5 for losing ANV n 71-
83 9/6/2017 10:01:00 AM Summer 1861 Union Message 3RD Rosey 2SP in Cincy
1. Falmouth -1 SP n 1
2-3 Vernon +1 SP n 2 ( Vernon n 1)
4-5 Bloomington end
82 9/6/2017 9:57:00 AM Summer 1861 Union Message AOP n 5 SP
2. PC Gordonsville
3. Strasburg +1 SP n 6
4. PC
5. Staunton
6. PC
81 9/6/2017 9:51:00 AM Summer 1861 Union Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

4


Message from Union:
1-3 ANV eliminated and lose a general on a 1
80 9/6/2017 9:51:00 AM Summer 1861 Union Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

3
6


Message from Union:
You get 2 For generals I also get 2 for general +2 for odds +2 for OOS +6 second roll
79 9/6/2017 9:49:00 AM Summer 1861 Union Message 2ND Move AOP 7SP drops 1 SP into Manassas fort and attacks ANV in Culpepper
78 8/25/2017 10:42:00 PM Summer 1861 Confederate Message Buell to the TRT to come back next turn. Yanks loose 1SP.
Rebs loose 1SP in the affair - n2 in Culpepper.

2nd part of the debacle...???
77 8/25/2017 10:40:00 PM Summer 1861 Confederate Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 3

1
5
5


Message from Confederate:
Battle at Culpepper (small):
Yanks attacking with 1SP, +1 Gen, +2 Rebs OOS...1st roll
Rebs defending with 3SPs, +4Gens, +2 force...2nd roll
3rd roll for Reb Gens
76 8/25/2017 10:35:00 PM Summer 1861 Confederate Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

6


Message from Confederate:
NOT another campaign card! Ugh!!!

ANV will attempt to intercept at Wilderness...
75 8/13/2017 8:28:00 PM Summer 1861 Union Play Strategy card as Event #84: 3 / Major Campaign
Conduct up to three 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:
Buell
1. Frederick +1 SP ( Fred n1)
2. AOP Manassas +2 SP n 3 ( AOP n 7)
3. Wilderness drop 1SP n3
4. Gordonsville drop 1Sp n2
5-7 Strasburg drop 1SP n 1
8. Attack ANV
74 8/12/2017 1:14:00 PM Summer 1861 Confederate Message Ugh...this game is going to the sewer really quick! As a Yank, I'd be feelin pretty good right now!

I will be vacationing in New England from 8/14 thru 8/25 and not have access to the internet. Catch up with the game upon my return. Will do what I can till I leave on Monday the 14th.
73 8/11/2017 3:31:00 PM Summer 1861 Union Message Stuart KIA !
72 8/11/2017 3:31:00 PM Summer 1861 Union Die roll request Request: 4-sided die x 1

1


Message from Union:
Stuart, Bragg, Beau, Smith,
71 8/11/2017 3:30:00 PM Summer 1861 Union Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

5
1


Message from Union:
Union lose General on 1-3 CSA on a 1
70 8/11/2017 3:29:00 PM Summer 1861 Union Message 2-3 Result
69 8/11/2017 3:29:00 PM Summer 1861 Union Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

5
4


Message from Union:
I make this CSA +4 Generals vs a +2 General+2 Fort +2 Intercept= +6
68 8/11/2017 3:28:00 PM Summer 1861 Union Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

1


Message from Union:
Intercept on a 1 with AOP
67 8/11/2017 2:50:00 PM Summer 1861 Confederate Message Convert Culpepper & attack Manassas
66 8/10/2017 3:47:00 PM Summer 1861 Union Message No response yet
65 8/10/2017 3:46:00 PM Summer 1861 Union Message OK 69- +10 KY +2 = 81= -2 -3 = 76- for CSA
64 8/10/2017 3:44:00 PM Summer 1861 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:
ANV (n6) moves from Lynchburg to Culpepper from Charlottesville...your options
63 8/10/2017 3:41:00 PM Summer 1861 Confederate Message My math in msg 41 was faulty...s/b 81+ for Reb SW after taking Kentuck.

Now with ASJohn complaining about not following the seniority protocols => Reb SW to 76-.

right?
62 8/10/2017 8:12:00 AM Summer 1861 Union Play Strategy card as Event #121: 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:
1ST Rosey 2SP
1. Vernon +1 SP n 3
2-3 Louisvulle -1 SP n 2
4-5 Lebanon -1 SP n 1
6-7 end B-G

2ND AOP
1. Pc Strasburg
2. Culpepper PC
3. Strasburg
4. Franklin drop 1SP n 6
5. End in Strasburg
61 8/10/2017 8:05:00 AM Summer 1861 Union Message ASJ passed over for promotion -2 CSA SW 78+ -2 -3 = 73-
60 8/9/2017 5:04:00 PM Summer 1861 Confederate Play Strategy card as Operations #30: 3 / Glory Hallelujah
Union immediately receives three SPs for raising Negro troops. The SPs can be placed in any Union controlled space (even one without a LOC) that doesn’t contain a Confederate SP or fort.

Message from Confederate:
Form the ANV in Lynchburg:
JJJohn in command
Bragg 2nd in command
Stuart cav commander
total of 6SPs
59 8/9/2017 12:19:00 PM Summer 1861 Union Play Strategy card as Operations #78: 3 / Personal Advisor
Either player may remove or demote from army command one general for no SW penalty. Penalties for promoting a general with a lower political value still apply. OR remove ANY non-commanding general (even second in commands) from the game.

Message from Union:
AOP 5SP in Williamnsburg
1. FT Monroe =7 SP n 12 ( FT Monroe n 1SP)
2-5 manassas drop 5 SP (n7) Manassas n 6 Sp
6. Strasburg end
58 8/7/2017 12:57:00 PM Summer 1861 Confederate Message Yep, caught that about Winchester, forgot to mention it in my last msg.

This Reb will await the first crushing blow of the Yanks!

Dang, for got to mention that my capitol is relocated to Selma
57 8/7/2017 12:57:00 PM Summer 1861 Union Message do you campaign
56 8/7/2017 12:55:00 PM Summer 1861 Confederate Draw Strategy cards 5 cards drawn.

55 8/7/2017 9:19:00 AM Summer 1861 Union Message also PC in Winchester
54 8/7/2017 8:02:00 AM Summer 1861 Union Message yes
53 8/6/2017 11:10:00 PM Summer 1861 Confederate Message Good to go for me to pull cards?
52 8/6/2017 11:10:00 PM Summer 1861 Confederate Message Reb Gen placement:
Stuart, Bragg, Beau, Smith, & JJ to Lynchburg
51 8/6/2017 11:08:00 PM Summer 1861 Confederate Message Reb strats:
Weldon, Wilmington, NO, Columbus (Ga), & Vicksburg => Lynchburg - n6
Madison to Columbus (ky) - n2
Lebanon to Nashville - n2
50 8/6/2017 9:44:00 AM Summer 1861 Union Message My correction should have read well that wasn't correct.
49 8/6/2017 9:44:00 AM Summer 1861 Union Message Well that was correct

Union SP
8 from WDC to n1 to FT Monroe n8

2 Columbus, 1 Springfield, to AOP n5

2 Salemm 1 to Frederick n 1 and 1 to WDC n 2
1 INDY to Manassas
1 Jonesborough to Frederick

48 8/5/2017 10:37:00 PM Summer 1861 Confederate Message Reb reinforcements:
Tn - Dover (n2)
Ark - Madison
Tex – Sabine
Ms – Vicksburg
La - NO
SC – Charleston
NC - Weldon
Virg – Lynchburg
Flor – Fort Gadsen
Ky - Lebanon

Blockade reinforcements (level – 0):
Sabine – n2, Columbus – n1, Charleston – n2, Wilmington – n1
47 8/5/2017 10:26:00 PM Summer 1861 Confederate Message That would make 16, so just 1SP from Columbus to ??? Manassas? - n2 ???
46 8/5/2017 10:24:00 PM Summer 1861 Confederate Message Just trying to keep my map up-to-date...
Started with 9SPs in WDC => all go to Fort Monroe. WDC n0.
1 from Spfld & 2 from Salem => AoPot - n5
1 from Indy to Manassas - n1
1 from Jonesborogh to Frederick - n1
2 from Columbus => to ????
45 8/5/2017 8:50:00 PM Summer 1861 Union Message You are correct I have a road in my path OK (13 SP went to AOP only 3 could of those 10 SP 9 SP WDC to Ft Monroe the other SP goes to Manassas.
44 8/5/2017 4:36:00 PM Summer 1861 Confederate Message On page 46, look at 10.21 (modify)....indicates the movements by water/road and rail lines is restricted to 3. See how you read those newbies.
43 8/5/2017 3:29:00 PM Summer 1861 Union Message No I am oK, My army is on a rail LOC. the 3SP exception applies to the special ability of an Army to get reinforcements when not on a rail.
42 8/4/2017 10:41:00 PM Summer 1861 Union Message where do I find these rules?
41 8/4/2017 5:42:00 PM Summer 1861 Confederate Message SW impact of PC placement:
-12 for the Rebs from 81- to 69-
+12 for the Yanks from 98+ to 110+

State Control & Raids:
Rebs take Kentuck => Reb SW from 69- to 71+

Correct?

Those new logistics rules only allow 3SPs from WDC to AoPot...
Please revise your strats...my reinforcements in a minute.
40 8/4/2017 4:48:00 PM Summer 1861 Union Draw Strategy cards 5 cards drawn.

39 8/4/2017 4:48:00 PM Spring 1861 Union End Turn
38 8/4/2017 4:45:00 PM Spring 1861 Union Message Banks to Bloomington, Rosey to Cincy, MCClellan to manassas, Buell to WDC, Burnside Pope, Halleck to AOP
37 8/4/2017 4:43:00 PM Spring 1861 Union Die roll request Request: 100-sided die x 2

82
25


Message from Union:
McClellan and Buell for lowest and 2nd Lowest
36 8/4/2017 4:42:00 PM Spring 1861 Union Die roll request Request: 100-sided die x 7

2
62
34
2
14
27
56


Message from Union:
Highest to Bloomington
Next Highest to Cincy
Lowest to WDC
next Lowest to Manassas

Others to AOP
McClellan, Banks, Buell, Burnsides, Pope, Halleck,Rosey
35 8/4/2017 4:39:00 PM Spring 1861 Union Message I believe my count is correct?
34 8/4/2017 4:38:00 PM Spring 1861 Union Message Richmond is on 12 SW not 15?
33 8/4/2017 4:37:00 PM Spring 1861 Union Message Union SP
8 from WDC to AOP n10
2 Columbus, 1 Springfield, 2 Salemm to AOP n15
1 INDY to Manassas
1 Jonesborough to Frederick

32 8/4/2017 4:33:00 PM Spring 1861 Union Message Reinforcements

8WDC n9
2 Bloomington , 2 Vernon, 1 Cincy n2
1 Colu,bus n 2
1 cairo n 2
1 Jonesborough n 1
2 Salem
31 8/4/2017 4:33:00 PM Spring 1861 Confederate Message End of the turn Spring 1861:

PCs placed =>
Yanks: Drewry's Bluff, Richmond
Rebs: none seen
SW impact of PC placement:
-15 for the Rebs from 81- to 66-
+15 for the Yanks from 98+ to 113+

State Control & Raids:
Rebs take Kentuck => Reb SW from 66- to 78+

Emancy (NOT in play) & War Wieriness: n/a

Attrition =>
USA:
none seen
CSA:
none seen

Blockade level - 0
Amphib level - 0

Did I miss anything?
30 8/4/2017 4:31:00 PM Spring 1861 Union Message no attrition
29 8/4/2017 4:31:00 PM Spring 1861 Union Message PC Placement
Union in Richmond
CSA all of KY

SW CSA 81- -12 =69-
Union 98+ +12 = 110+

KY goes to CSA 69- +10 +2 = 81+
28 8/4/2017 4:28:00 PM Spring 1861 Union Message are we playing with those additional optionals?
27 8/4/2017 4:26:00 PM Spring 1861 Confederate Play Strategy card as Operations #49: 3 / CSS Alabama, Commerce Raider
Union SW reduced by two.

Message from Confederate:
The new logisitics rules are giving me some problems...really hamper the Rebs options, me thinks.

Place PCs:
Bowling Green, Somerset, Louisville

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