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128 9/18/2018 10:46:00 AM Spring 1862 Union Draw Strategy cards 7 cards drawn.

127 9/18/2018 10:46:00 AM Spring 1862 Union Message Generals:
Stoneman, Butler, and Curtis to AOP in D.C.
126 9/18/2018 10:43:00 AM Spring 1862 Union Message UNION Strategic movement:
2 SP Fort Morgan to D.C. (n12)
1 SP Charleston to D.C. (n13)
1 SP Weston to D.C. (n14)
1 SP Parkersburg to Harpers Ferry (n3)
2 SP Cincinnati (n4) to Grafton (n3)
1 SP Johnstown to Harpers Ferry (n4)
1 SP Uniontown to Grafton (n4)
2 SP Cincinnati (n2)to Salem (n5)
1 SP St. Louis to Lebanon (n3)
2 SP Cincinnati to Grafton (n6)
125 9/17/2018 10:10:00 PM Spring 1862 Union Message It's a long game Dave. The dice will come around.
I once attacked D.C. three straight cards, including a Minor Campaign. Had serial 1-6 rolls! I wanted to have ACTS investigated after that...
124 9/17/2018 9:34:00 PM Spring 1862 Confederate Message I gain fort monroe.
123 9/17/2018 9:33:00 PM Spring 1862 Confederate Message 1sp charleston n2

90-6=84(-)

How am I suppose to win with these horrible dice!
122 9/17/2018 9:31:00 PM Spring 1862 Confederate Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 3

1
4
1


Message from Confederate:
WG
EG closed
SA
NA

in that order
121 9/17/2018 9:30:00 PM Spring 1862 Confederate Message 1sp strasburg n6
1sp wilmington nc n1
1sp charleston sc n1
1sp sabine city n1
1sp savannah ga n1
1sp mckenzie tn n1
1sp corinth ms n1
1sp tuscumbia al n1
1sp baldwin fl n1
120 9/17/2018 8:13:00 PM Spring 1862 Union Message Will go ahead with reinforcements, and confirm positions before we start the Turn.
8 SP D.C. (n10)
4 SP Cairo (n5)
6 SP Cincinnati (n6)

Back to you.
119 9/17/2018 4:23:00 PM Spring 1862 Union Message Can't forget attrition!
UNION: -1 in Salem (n3), and Frederick (n4)
CSA: -1 Strasburg (n5)
118 9/17/2018 4:20:00 PM Spring 1862 Union Message Let me know if that all looks correct Dave, and I'll get my reinforcements.
117 9/17/2018 4:19:00 PM Fall 1861 Union End Turn
116 9/17/2018 4:18:00 PM Fall 1861 Union Message End Turn:
All spaces in W. Virginia to Union and Uniontown, Pittsburgh, Johnstown. Fort Morgan to Union (East Gulf closed)
Union SW: +1, +2 to 103+
CSA SW: -1, -3 to 90-

W. Virginia to Union, SW to 108+
War Weariness, Union -5, -3 back to 100-
115 9/17/2018 4:11:00 PM Fall 1861 Union Play Strategy card as Operations #13: 2 / Missouri Guerrilla Raids
Confederate removes two Union PC markers from any two Missouri spaces that do not contain a Union SP or fort.

Message from Union:
Burnside and 5 SP
1-2 Uniontown, drop 1 SP
3-4 Parkersburg, drop 1 SP
5 Charleston, drop 1 SP
6 Weston, drop 1 SP
7 Grafton, end with Burnside and 1 SP
114 9/17/2018 1:40:00 PM Fall 1861 Confederate Play Strategy card as Operations #57: 2 / Admiral Foote
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:
flag

Pakersburg WV
St.joesph MO
113 9/16/2018 8:47:00 PM Fall 1861 Union Play Strategy card as Event #67: 2 / J.B. Eads, Riverine Ironclads
The Union Amphibious Assault modifier is increased by two.

Message from Union:
AA to +2
112 9/16/2018 8:32:00 PM Fall 1861 Confederate Play Strategy card as Operations #98: 2 / Cape Hatteras Operations
Increase Union Blockade Level by 1

Message from Confederate:
1) Beuregard 2sp to paducah
2) beuregard back to columbus ky

end.
111 9/14/2018 11:53:00 AM Fall 1861 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:
Pope with 1 SP in Bowling green (n5 and Halleck)
1. Lebanon
2. Bowling Green, pick up 5 SP and Halleck
3. Lebanon, drop Halleck and 2 SP (n2 and Halleck)
4. - 7. Salem/Vandalia (n4 and Pope)

Back to you.
110 9/13/2018 11:20:00 PM Fall 1861 Confederate Play Strategy card as Operations #102: 3 / First Manassas
Confederate Player may move 2 SPs using Strategic Movement from the same space using rail connections only (5 space maximum) 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. OR play this card as an automatic 2 space interception. Intervening space must be friendly controlled and free of enemy SPs. The intervening space may be the one just exited by the moving enemy force. No Generals or SPs may be picked up or dropped off during the intercept.

Message from Confederate:
build fort paducah KY
109 9/13/2018 12:04:00 PM Fall 1861 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:
Activate Burnside and 4 SP (n2)
1. Frederick, drop 2 SP (n5)
2, Baltimore, pick up 1 SP (n1)
3. - 5. Lewistown, pick up 2 SP (n0)
6. Johnstown, drop 1 SP (n1)
7. Pittsburgh, drop 1 SP (n1)
8. Coshocton (n5)
Back to you
108 9/12/2018 10:26:00 PM Fall 1861 Confederate Play Strategy card as Operations #43: 1 / Kansas Admitted to Union
Union immediately gains one SP in any friendly or neutral space in Missouri free of Confederate SPs. Remove from deck if event is played.

Message from Confederate:
reorganization leaders

price to columbus ga
beauregard to columbus ky
bragg to aow

107 9/10/2018 1:19:00 PM Fall 1861 Union Message D.C. (n6(
Fort Morgan (n2)
(if not cancelled)
106 9/10/2018 1:18:00 PM Fall 1861 Union Play Strategy card as Operations #118: 3 / Mexican Supply Line
Confederate player receives 2 SP in any friendly controlled Texas space (both SPs placed in the same space). The space does not need a LOC. The space may not contain Union SPs or forts. If no eligible space exists the SPs are lost.

Message from Union:
Naval move
3 SP from D.C. to Fort Morgan
Auto 1/1, 2 SP in Fort Morgan and Emancipation eligible.
Back to you to cancel, or next card.
105 9/9/2018 11:59:00 PM Fall 1861 Confederate Play Strategy card as Event #47: 3 / CSA Recognizes KY, MO, MD and DE
Confederate places a total of two SPs in any single space in KY, MO, MD or DE that contains a general or army in these states. The space can be controlled by either side or neutral and does not require a LOC. Remove from deck if event is played.

Message from Confederate:
Place 2sp in columbus ky

now price+van dorn total 4sp
104 9/9/2018 4:02:00 PM Fall 1861 Union Message Fremont to Cairo.
I have map dyslexia......
103 9/9/2018 2:32:00 PM Fall 1861 Confederate Message How does fremont get to the AOP? please change.
102 9/8/2018 11:22:00 PM Fall 1861 Union Message Mark Herman quote: "The dice love no one!"

101 9/8/2018 11:15:00 PM Fall 1861 Union Play Strategy card as Operations #50: 1 / CSS Sumter, Commerce Raider
Union SW reduced by one.

Message from Union:
General Reorganization:
Fremont to AOP
McClellan to AOP
Buell to Harpers Ferry
Rosecrans to Frederick
100 9/8/2018 11:04:00 PM Fall 1861 Confederate Message Maybe that's why you have rolled all 5's and higher in your battle dice rolls. :(
99 9/8/2018 8:15:00 PM Fall 1861 Union Message That is where you are wrong my friend!
He has been spying for me.
98 9/8/2018 7:02:00 PM Fall 1861 Confederate Message I agree but I have polk in Aow not pope.
97 9/8/2018 6:09:00 AM Fall 1861 Union Message Please confirm when you get a chance.
96 9/8/2018 6:08:00 AM Fall 1861 Union Message UNION:
St. Louis 1+Fremont
Cairo 1
Bowling Green 6+Pope+ Halleck
Coshocton 2
Lewistown 2
Harpers Ferry 2+Fort
Frederick 3+McClellan+Fort
Baltimore 2+Fort
D.C. AOP 9+McDowell, Burnside, Buell, Rosecrans, Banks

95 9/8/2018 6:03:00 AM Fall 1861 Union Message Current Position:
CSA
Little Rock 1 + Fort
Fort S/J 1
Columbus, KY 1+Van Dorn Cav+Price+Fort
Dover 1+Fort
Columbus, GA 2+Bragg
Fort Monroe 1
Richmond 1+Smith+Fort
Strasburg AOW 6 SP, JJ, Stuart, AJ, Pemberton, Beauregard, Pope
94 9/8/2018 5:58:00 AM Fall 1861 Union Message Good news!
The missing SP in Cairo has been located. The game starts with an SP in Cairo, so with the one I added there with reinforcements on Turn 2 I ended up with 2 SP there to open this turn. So I believe that means after Strategic Movement I now have 1 SP in Cairo and 6 SP in Bowling Green.
93 9/8/2018 12:08:00 AM Fall 1861 Union Message Well timed Campaign!
So you got my change on Cairo/Bowling Green?
Iíll have my move up tomorrow, as this has changed my plans somewhat.
Will also send position to confirm everything before I start.
92 9/8/2018 12:05:00 AM Fall 1861 Confederate Message I'm done with my 3 activations.
91 9/8/2018 12:03:00 AM Fall 1861 Confederate Message van dorn 1sp activate

1) mckenzie
2) columbus Ky pu 1sp
3) mckenzie
4) dover drop 1sp
5) mckenzie
6) columbus ky

At the end of activation van dorn will become a cav leader

now dover 1sp
now columbus price+van dorn (cav leader) 2sp
90 9/7/2018 11:58:00 PM Fall 1861 Confederate Message 1sp richmond (n1)

1) williamsburg
2) fort monroe displace butler

1 more activation coming...
89 9/7/2018 11:55:00 PM Fall 1861 Union Message Thatís 1 SP in Cairo and 5 SPís in Bowling Green.
88 9/7/2018 11:55:00 PM Fall 1861 Confederate Play Strategy card as Event #83: 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 Confederate:
Aow 6sp

1) pittsburgh
2) wheeling
3) convert
4) grafton
5) franklin
6) strasburg

2 move activation coming
87 9/7/2018 11:50:00 PM Fall 1861 Union Message No biggie Dave. Go ahead and place them
86 9/7/2018 11:49:00 PM Fall 1861 Confederate Message pemerton to aow
van dorn to dover
85 9/7/2018 11:49:00 PM Fall 1861 Confederate Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

5


Message from Confederate:
van dorn to aow
pemberton to dover

reverse if 4-6
84 9/7/2018 11:48:00 PM Fall 1861 Union Message Leave the 1cSP in Cairo, so just n5 in Bowling Green.
Also, you forgot your Generals...
83 9/7/2018 11:48:00 PM Fall 1861 Confederate Message Also I have cairo having 0sp now.
82 9/7/2018 11:46:00 PM Fall 1861 Confederate Message forgot leaders what should i do?


81 9/7/2018 11:26:00 PM Fall 1861 Confederate Draw Strategy cards 6 cards drawn.

80 9/7/2018 11:26:00 PM Fall 1861 Confederate Message 1sp grafton to johnstwon Aow n3
1sp pittsburgh to aow n4
1sp little rock (n1) to aow n5
1sp sabine city to aow n6
79 9/7/2018 11:22:00 PM Fall 1861 Confederate Message I see your correction message so fredrick and AOP are correct. please check last message.
78 9/7/2018 11:20:00 PM Fall 1861 Confederate Message I have you having 1sp in cairo if you take 1 from there then you will have 0 unless I have made a mistake.
77 9/7/2018 11:18:00 PM Fall 1861 Confederate Message I have fredrick now having 2sp. 6 minus 1 attrition and 5 minus 3 you took so now 2sp.
76 9/7/2018 11:11:00 PM Fall 1861 Confederate Message I am updating my map will have my part in soon. Sorry for the delay.
75 9/5/2018 10:14:00 AM Fall 1861 Union Draw Strategy cards 6 cards drawn.

74 9/5/2018 10:14:00 AM Summer 1861 Union End Turn
73 9/5/2018 10:13:00 AM Summer 1861 Union Message Correction
2 SP Frederick (n3) to AOP (n9)

Will draw cards.
72 9/5/2018 10:09:00 AM Summer 1861 Union Message UNION Strategic moves:
2 SP Nashville (n0) to Coshocton
1 SP each from Cincinnati, Louisville, Lebanon, and Cairo (n1) to Bowling Green (n6)
2 SP Harrisburg (n0) to Lewistown
1 SP Fort Gadson (n0) to AOP (n3)
1 SP Fort Monroe (Butler alone) to AOP (n4)
1SP Philadelphia (n0) to AOP (n5)
2 SP York (n0) to AOP (n7)
3 SP Frederick (n2) to AOP (n10)

General Buell to AOP


71 9/5/2018 9:57:00 AM Summer 1861 Union Message Added Grafton to CSA.
70 9/4/2018 5:43:00 PM Summer 1861 Confederate Message I also gain Grafton wv.
69 9/4/2018 12:03:00 PM Summer 1861 Union Message Attrition:
UNION -1 Frederick (n5)
68 9/4/2018 12:01:00 PM Summer 1861 Union Message SW:
Fort Gadsen
UNION +1, +2 to 103+
CSA -1 to 92-
Nashville
UNION +5 to 108+
CSA -5 to 87-
PA RAID
CSA +5, +2 to 94+
UNION -5, -3 to 100-
67 9/4/2018 11:37:00 AM Summer 1861 Union Message PC Phase:
CSA Gains Pittsburgh, and Johnstown

UNION gains Louisville, Lebanon, Bowling Green, Fort Gadson, and Nashville
66 9/4/2018 11:25:00 AM Summer 1861 Confederate Message Yes you may end turn offline now.
65 9/4/2018 11:14:00 AM Summer 1861 Union Message Do you want me to do end if turn Dave?
64 9/4/2018 11:11:00 AM Summer 1861 Confederate Message 2/2 USA Victory but i gain the space as I have killed enemy troops.
63 9/4/2018 11:09:00 AM Summer 1861 Confederate Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

2
5


Message from Confederate:
I'm attacking then....

CSA +4 leaders=+4 first die
USA +2OFS=+2 second die
62 9/4/2018 1:23:00 AM Summer 1861 Union Message Dave, from 52, I have 2 SP in Johnstown. Did you want to attack there?
61 9/4/2018 12:49:00 AM Summer 1861 Confederate Message 3*/3

AOW 5sp now

leave 1sp pittsburgh

6) Aow 4sp to jonhstown

I gain a raid...

offline now unbelieveable die for you.
60 9/4/2018 12:46:00 AM Summer 1861 Confederate Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

3


Message from Confederate:
USA leader loss 1 only
59 9/4/2018 12:45:00 AM Summer 1861 Confederate Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

3
5


Message from Confederate:
CSA +4 leaders +3 size (8 to 2)=+7 first die
USA +2 fort +1 leader=+3 second die
58 9/4/2018 12:40:00 AM Summer 1861 Union Message No intercept.
Back to you to decide generals and resolve.
57 9/3/2018 11:24:00 PM Summer 1861 Confederate Play Strategy card as Operations #91: 2 / Letters of Marque
Increase Confederate SW by 1. Remove from deck if event is played.

Message from Confederate:
AOW 9sp full force

1) franklin
2) grafton drop 1sp
3) uniontwon intercept?
4) convert
5) Aow 8sp attack pittsburgh

1 movement left...
56 9/2/2018 8:02:00 PM Summer 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:
Activate Pope and 2 SP (n0)
1. Cincinnati, drop 1 SP (n1)
2-3. Bloomington, pick-up Halleck and 5 SP (n0)
4. Louisville, drop 1 SP (n1)
5. Lebanon, drop 1 SP (n1)
6. Bowling Green, drop 2 SP and Halleck (n2)
7. Nashville, drop 2 SP (n2)
8. Pope alone back to Bowling Green

Back to you.

55 9/2/2018 4:02:00 PM Summer 1861 Confederate Play Strategy card as Operations #108: 2 / Richmond Bread Riots
Confederate player loses 2 SW. Remove from deck if event is played.

Message from Confederate:
AOW fuul force 9sp

1) strasburg leave 1sp
2) franklin
3) convert
4) strasburg end
54 9/2/2018 3:56:00 PM Summer 1861 Union Message Sorry! Same move, just substitute Pope.
53 9/2/2018 3:22:00 PM Summer 1861 Confederate Message I have burnside being 2 in command and can't leave the AOP. please change your move.
52 9/1/2018 10:44:00 AM Summer 1861 Union Play Strategy card as Operations #62: 2 / Financial Crisis
Union SW is reduced by two.

Message from Union:
Activate Burnside and 6 SP in D.C. (n2)
1. Baltimore, drop 1 SP (n2)
2. Frederick, pick up 1 SP (n6)
3-4. York, drop 2 SP (n2)
5. Harrisburg, drop 2 SP (n2)
6-7. Johnstown, drop 2 SP, Burnside alone continues.
8. Pittsburgh, pick up 2 SP (n2)
9-10 Columbus Burnside an 2 SP.
51 9/1/2018 12:17:00 AM Summer 1861 Confederate Play Strategy card as Operations #72: 2 / John Ericsson's Monitor Fleet
The Union Amphibious Assault modifier is increased by two.

Message from Confederate:
bragg 2sp full force

1) marion
2-10) columbus Ga
50 8/31/2018 10:49:00 AM Summer 1861 Union Play Strategy card as Operations #28: 1 / Franz Sigel
Union immediately receives one SP in St. Louis, MO space if no Confederate SPs or fort are present, whether it is controlled by either side or neutral; OR Confederate plays card at the beginning of a battle and receives a +2 DRM in the battle.

Message from Union:
Fort Pittsburgh
49 8/31/2018 12:26:00 AM 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:
fort little rock
48 8/30/2018 12:52:00 PM Summer 1861 Confederate Message Sorry very busy will try to get my move in later today.
47 8/29/2018 10:19:00 AM Summer 1861 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:
Fort Harpers Ferry
46 8/28/2018 11:13:00 PM Summer 1861 Confederate Play Strategy card as Operations #19: 1 / Belmont
Either player may move up to two infantry SPs from the same space as if 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 Confederate:
flag Paducah
45 8/28/2018 11:38:00 AM Summer 1861 Union Play Strategy card as Event #96: 2 / Strategy Board
Union player may make a naval move with up to three SPs plus one general.

Message from Union:
2 SP from Fort Monroe (n1)
Naval move to Fort Gadson, auto 1/1
Fort Gadson falls (n1)
Emancipation now eligible as I found out last game to my great surprise.
44 8/28/2018 12:06:00 AM Summer 1861 Confederate Message you may go first...
43 8/28/2018 12:06:00 AM Summer 1861 Confederate Draw Strategy cards 5 cards drawn.

42 8/28/2018 12:05:00 AM Summer 1861 Confederate Message smith to richmond, bragg to wilmington, stuart to Aow
41 8/28/2018 12:04:00 AM Summer 1861 Confederate Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

1


Message from Confederate:
Stuart cav leader to AOw

bragg wilmington 1-3 as listed, 4-6 reverse.
smith richmond
40 8/27/2018 11:56:00 AM Summer 1861 Union Draw Strategy cards 5 cards drawn.

39 8/27/2018 11:56:00 AM Summer 1861 Union Message D.C.: Banks, Burnside, Pope, and Rosecrans
Frederick: McClellan
Pittsburgh: Buell
Bloomington: Halleck

Over to you.

38 8/27/2018 11:49:00 AM Summer 1861 Union Die roll request Request: 99-sided die x 7

77
43
60
7
45
94
73


Message from Union:
Rolling in alpha order. 4 highest to D.C, then Frederick, Pittsburgh, and lowest to Bloomington
37 8/27/2018 12:57:00 AM Summer 1861 Union Message Iíll fight on Dave. Itís a long war, and Richmond is a Hard Road to Travel. Generals in the AM.
36 8/26/2018 11:55:00 PM Summer 1861 Confederate Message If I can make it past you I will stand a pretty good chance of beating him. He is number 3 and I am number 5. If you would like to surrender because you can't beat Nike i'm ok with that. :)

Please read last message as my rails are on it.
35 8/26/2018 11:52:00 PM Summer 1861 Confederate Message 1sp fayetteville to aow n6
1sp sabine city (n1) to aow n7
1sp savvannah to columbus ky n1
1sp charleston (n1) to columbus ky n2
1sp charleston to Richmond n2
1sp fort sumter to aow n8
1sp fort gadson to aow n9

that should be all my 7 rails.
34 8/26/2018 9:20:00 PM Summer 1861 Union Message Hi Dave,
Hope all is well. The other semi-final is over, with Nick Pei scoring another victory for the CSA. I guess weíre playing to determine who he will crush in the final!
33 8/25/2018 11:31:00 AM Summer 1861 Union Message Union Strat. Moves
1 SP each in Columbus, Indianapolis, Cincinnati, Salem, Springfield to Frederick (n5)
1 SP St. Louis (n1) to Frederick (n6)
1 SP Bloomington (n5) to Frederick (n7)
2 SP Jonesborough (n0) to Pittsburgh (n4)
2 SP D.C. (n8) to Fort Monroe (n3)
32 8/25/2018 1:16:00 AM Summer 1861 Confederate Message I cannot get a break

WG sabine city n2
EG failed 93(-)
SA charleston n2
NA wilmington n2

31 8/25/2018 1:14:00 AM Summer 1861 Confederate Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 4

6
1
6
2


Message from Confederate:
WG
EG
SA
NA

in that order...
30 8/25/2018 1:11:00 AM Summer 1861 Confederate Message 1sp dover
1sp richmond
1sp forts st.philip jackson
1sp savannah ga
1sp charleston
1sp wilmington
1sp little rock n2
1sp sabine city
1sp fort gadson
29 8/24/2018 11:47:00 PM Summer 1861 Union Message See you then Dave.

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