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63 11/10/2018 10:02:00 AM Master ID = 23522 Game Deleted
62 11/10/2018 7:40:00 AM Summer 1861 Confederate Message You will need to delete this game...
61 11/8/2018 11:36:00 AM Summer 1861 Confederate Message Hopefully things are returning to "normal"...prayers your way, bud.
60 10/30/2018 2:44:00 PM Summer 1861 Confederate Message How are things going? Better I hope?!!
59 10/9/2018 2:19:00 PM Summer 1861 Confederate Message Summer 1861 End of Season

Union PC: none seen
CSA PC: Fort Monroe

State control & Raids: n/a

Union War Weariness & Emancy (IN play): n/a

Attrition
Union:
-1 from WDC - n2
-1 from Chambersburg - n2
-1 from Harrisburg - n2
-1 from Dayton - n2
-1 from Indy - n3
-1 from Cairo - n2
-1 from Spfld (ILL) - n4
Rebs:
-1 from ANV - n5

Blockade 0
Amphib 0

Yank SW => 100-
Reb SW => 105-

Everything look ok?
58 10/9/2018 2:11:00 PM Summer 1861 Confederate Message JoeJohn engineers a most succeessful assault on the fort...with ole Benjamin leading a charge to secure a breach in the fort walls only to fall in the attack.

Yanks loose 1SP, & Butler to the dead pile.
Rebs take 1SP loss (n3)...and continues by dropping 1SP in the fort remains (n2), then proceeding back to Hanover (p/u 4SPs - n6).
57 10/9/2018 2:08:00 PM Summer 1861 Confederate Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 3

6
2
1


Message from Confederate:
Battle for Fort Monroe (small):
Rebs attacking with 4SPs, +3 force, +3Gens...1st roll
Yanks defending with 1SP, +2fort...2nd roll
3rd roll for Butler
56 10/7/2018 10:55:00 PM Summer 1861 Confederate Play Strategy card as Operations #52: 3 / Trent Affair
Confederate gains 5 SW points. Remove from deck if event is played.

Message from Confederate:
Loosing Stuart really hurt...gotta change effort now...

ANV (n8) moves from Manassas to Hanover (drops 4SPs - ANV n4), then moves to Fort Monroe to attack ole Benjamin & his 1SP...will continue if I win...
55 10/7/2018 9:10:00 PM Summer 1861 Union Play Strategy card as Operations #130: 3 / Union Siege Guns
Union plays card at beginning of a battle (or Amphibious Assault) that has a Confederate fort present and cancels Confederate fort die roll modifier in the battle. Remove from deck if event is played. Draw a strategy card.

Message from Union:
Playing this card to activate Freemont. He and his men will go to Cairo and stop.
54 10/6/2018 8:36:00 PM Summer 1861 Confederate 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 Confederate:
Well, thought you might attack Manassas with the AoPot so I could use this card to my advantage...but alas, no enchilada :-(

Place PC in Spfld, Mo
53 10/6/2018 8:29:00 PM Summer 1861 Confederate Message NOT good!
Stuart is the fella who took it on the battlefield...he is the lost SP.
FLee comes back in Summer 1862
52 10/6/2018 8:26:00 PM Summer 1861 Confederate Die roll request Request: 999-sided die x 4

881
334
194
401


Message from Confederate:
Burnside gets a bloody nose by sustaining 3SPs loss and retires back to WDC - n3
Rebs takes 1SP loss (n8) and one of her Gens is missing upon the field of battle...

(highest will eat the bullet)
Stuart
ASJohn
Bragg
Polk
51 10/6/2018 8:22:00 PM Summer 1861 Confederate Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 4

2
5
3
2


Message from Confederate:
Battle at Manassas (med):
Yanks attacking with 4SPs, no mods...1st roll
Rebs defending with 9SPs, +2 Suc Intercept, +5Gens...2nd roll
3rd roll for Burnside
4th for Reb Gens
50 10/6/2018 8:20:00 PM Summer 1861 Confederate Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

2


Message from Confederate:
Beau is no longer in Manaasas...he was transfered to Richmond...

ANV will attempt to intercept ole Burnside at Manassas...1 - 4
49 10/6/2018 8:28:00 AM Summer 1861 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:
Playing this card to Activate Burnside. This time he will take 4SP's to Manassas to go after Beauregard again. Maybe the Union will have better luck thus time.
48 10/5/2018 12:27:00 PM Summer 1861 Confederate Play Strategy card as Operations #125: 1 / Confederate Locomotive shortage
The Union player may randomly remove one strategy card from the Confederate hand, which is discarded. Remove from deck if event is played.

Message from Confederate:
Franklin SP moves to Culpepper - n8
47 10/5/2018 11:29:00 AM Summer 1861 Union Play Strategy card as Operations #107: 1 / Guerilla Raids Delay Supply
Play as interrupt to cancel the activation of any Union general with a strategy rating of 2 or 3.

Message from Union:
I would like to put a Fort in Frederick, MD
46 10/4/2018 12:17:00 PM Summer 1861 Confederate Play Strategy card as Operations #6: 1 / Ambush
Target any enemy cavalry general not located with an army and make a casualty die roll. On a die roll of 1-3 the cavalry general is killed, on a die roll of 4-6 there is no effect.

Message from Confederate:
Re-org the command staff:
Price from Fayetteville to Paducah
Polk from Memphis to ANV
ASJohn from Nashville to ANV & becomes 2nd in command.
Beau from Manassas to Richmond
Smith from ANV to Dover
45 10/4/2018 9:53:00 AM Summer 1861 Union Message OK Richard, let's put all the guys in Washington.
44 10/4/2018 3:31:00 AM Summer 1861 Confederate Message The fellas must be placed in a single space...not distributed among 3 different spaces...your re-deployment, SAH?
43 10/3/2018 10:42:00 PM Summer 1861 Union Play Strategy card as Event #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 Union:
OK Richard
Here comes some reinforcements. I would like to put 1SP in Annapolis. 1SP in Harper's Ferry and 1SP in Washington.
42 10/3/2018 2:02:00 AM Summer 1861 Confederate Play Strategy card as Operations #20: 3 / Union Arms Production Delayed
Confederate removes two Union SPs (Confederate chooses). No more than one SP can be removed from a space and the SP cannot be the last SP in the space.

Message from Confederate:
Form the ANV in Culpepper:
Total of 7SPs in the army
JoeJohn is in command
Bragg is the 2nd in command
Stuart is his cav commander

-2SW for the Rebs for not following the seniority protocols from 110+ to 105-
41 10/3/2018 1:59:00 AM Summer 1861 Confederate Message Burnside is turned back with 1SP loss (n3) and returns to WDC.
Beau sustains 1SP loss (n1) and retains the Manassas battlefield.
40 10/3/2018 1:58:00 AM Summer 1861 Confederate Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

1
2


Message from Confederate:
Battle for Manassas (med):
Yanks attacking with 4SPs...no mods...1st roll
Rebs defending with 2SPs, +1Gen...2nd roll
39 10/3/2018 12:36:00 AM Summer 1861 Union Message Yes, sorry. Attack with 4SP's.
38 10/2/2018 10:30:00 PM Summer 1861 Confederate Message After your strats there are only 4SPs in WDC. Attack with 4?
37 10/2/2018 9:45:00 PM Summer 1861 Union Play Strategy card as Operations #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 Union:
Playing this card to Activate Burnside in Washington DC. He will take 5SP's and March to Manassas to tangle with Beauregard and his men. Please roll for battle.
36 10/2/2018 9:41:00 PM Summer 1861 Union Draw Strategy cards 5 cards drawn.

35 10/2/2018 1:44:00 AM Summer 1861 Confederate Message I will not be campaigning at the moment, SAH!
34 10/2/2018 1:43:00 AM Summer 1861 Confederate Draw Strategy cards 5 cards drawn.

33 10/2/2018 1:43:00 AM Spring 1861 Confederate End Turn
32 10/2/2018 1:42:00 AM Spring 1861 Confederate Message Reb Gen placement:
Stuart, Bragg, & Smith => Culpepper
31 10/1/2018 11:33:00 PM Spring 1861 Union Message Rosencrans goes to Harper's Ferry.
McClellan goes to Pittsburgh.
Buell and Pope go to Indianapolis.
30 10/1/2018 11:30:00 PM Spring 1861 Union Message Banks Burside and Halleck go to Washington.

29 10/1/2018 11:27:00 PM Spring 1861 Union Die roll request Request: 666-sided die x 7

17
488
342
597
178
359
502


Message from Union:
Rolling for Generals
3 Washington
1 Harper's Ferry
1 Pittsburgh
2 Indianapolis


28 9/29/2018 6:56:00 PM Spring 1861 Confederate Message Reb strats:
Mobile to Nashville - n2
2 from Columbus (Ga) (n0), 2 from Chalreston (n0) & Wilmington (n0) => Culpepper - n7
Weldon (n0) to Richmond - n2
27 9/28/2018 9:03:00 PM Spring 1861 Union Message Here is my Union Strategic Movement.
3SP'S from Washington to Harrisburg. 3SP'S from Washington to Chambersburg. 3SP'S from Indianapolis to Dayton. And that is it for the Union.
26 9/27/2018 9:10:00 PM Spring 1861 Confederate Message Reb reinforcements:
Tn - Dover (n2)
Tex – Sabine (n1)
Ms – Vicksburg
La – Fort Jackson
Ga - Columbus (n1)
SC – Charleston (n1)
NC - Weldon (n1))
Virg - Culpepper (n2)
Flori – Fort Gadsen

Ky – Columbus (n2)

Blockade reinforcements (level - 0):
Sabine – n2, Columbus – n2, Charleston – n2, Wilmington – n1
25 9/27/2018 8:45:00 PM Spring 1861 Union Message OK Richard,
Here are my reinforcements.
8SP'S In Washington
6SP'S In Indianapolis.
4SP'S In Springfield, IL
24 9/27/2018 12:08:00 PM Spring 1861 Confederate Message End of the turn stuff is the same...yes, you have 2SPs in HF w fort.

Good to go with reinforcements?

My apologies for the goof...and thanks for pointing it out!
23 9/27/2018 12:05:00 PM Spring 1861 Confederate Message Geez, Steve...yes, you sure do! I really "screwed the pooch" on my map...playing another game and I guess got the two cornfused.

My last moved changed! Move JJ & his 1SP to Manassas (p/u 1SP - Manassas n2 & JJ - n1), then to Franklin (drop 1), then ends in Culpepper w 1SP.
22 9/27/2018 8:34:00 AM Spring 1861 Union Message I have a question, Richard. Don't I have 2SP in Harper's Ferry with the Fort before you made your last move?
21 9/26/2018 11:22:00 PM Spring 1861 Confederate Message Spring 1861 End of Season

Union PC: Irontown
CSA PC: Franklin (WV)

State control & Raids:
Kentuck goes Reb!
+10 for the Rebs from 100+ to 110+
(all spaces in Kentuck Reb controlled)

Union War Weariness & Emancy (IN play): n/a

Attrition
Union:
-1 from WDC - n2
Rebs:
none seen

Blockade 0
Amphib 0

Yank SW => 100-

Everything look ok?
20 9/26/2018 11:16:00 PM Spring 1861 Confederate 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 Confederate:
2SPs leave Manassas (n1) to Strasburg, then to Franklin (drops 1 - Franklin n1 & this move w 1SP), then moves to Harper's Ferry...destroys the fort and ends there.
19 9/26/2018 9:44:00 PM Spring 1861 Union Message That's Union Generals ON the move.
Lincoln will scold at me for not speaking proper English.
18 9/26/2018 9:42:00 PM Spring 1861 Union Play Strategy card as Operations #88: 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:
Union Generals in the move.
Activating Freemont and McDowell.
Freemont and his men will go to Ironton and stop.
McDowell and the A of P will take 2SP and go to Annapolis and stop.
17 9/25/2018 12:33:00 AM Spring 1861 Confederate Play Strategy card as Operations #18: 2 / Confederate Inflation
Confederate SW reduced by two.

Message from Confederate:
Place PCs:
Somerset
Frankfort (ky)
16 9/24/2018 8:49:00 PM Spring 1861 Union Play Strategy card as Operations #32: 3 / Dixie Land
Confederate defiance against the “War of Northern Aggression” hardens. Increase Confederate SW by three points.

Message from Union:
I would like to put a Fort in Harpers Ferry. JJ in Winchester is getting me nervous.
15 9/24/2018 3:23:00 PM Spring 1861 Confederate 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 Confederate:
Place PCs:
Falmouth (ky)
Bowling Green
14 9/24/2018 1:42:00 PM Spring 1861 Union Play Strategy card as Operations #92: 2 / Baltimore Revolts
Confederate may place a friendly PC marker in Baltimore, MD, if the space is vacant.

Message from Union:
I would like to put PC'S in Wheeling and Grafton.
Also, that in NO to Logistics and YES to all that other good stuff. Should be fun.
13 9/23/2018 10:40:00 PM Spring 1861 Confederate Play Strategy card as Operations #68: 2 / Lincoln Declares Southern Blockade
The Union Blockade Level is increased by one. Remove from deck if event is played.

Message from Confederate:
Place PCs:
Louisville
Paducah
12 9/23/2018 10:36:00 PM Spring 1861 Confederate Message Sure! Was that with NO logistics & WITH the substitute Cavbgds, Leaders enhancement, and the rest of the normal stuff? We are already using the optional cards...which has become "the regular" game.
11 9/23/2018 7:25:00 AM Spring 1861 Union Message Also, if I can ask a favor. Can we play with the same rules as the first time we played? Would appreciate it.
10 9/23/2018 7:22:00 AM Spring 1861 Union Play Strategy card as Operations #7: 1 / Mud March
Interrupt enemy force currently moving to no more than one space of movement. (Converting a space counts as movement.) Applies to only one move during a Major or Minor campaign card, but not a special army-naval move.

Message from Union:
Hi Richard,
Let's start by having the 1SP Unit in Philly go to Baltimore.
9 9/23/2018 12:05:00 AM Spring 1861 Confederate Return Strategy card to hand #13: 2 / Missouri Guerrilla Raids

Message from Confederate:
8 9/23/2018 12:05:00 AM Spring 1861 Confederate Message OK, let me back up here!

I'm the REBs!!! Geez, what a beginning!

As the Yanks, you go first unless I am campaigning! LOL, this is a first for me!

I will take my card back and await the first blow against the South! Sorry this "foo-pa"....geez!
7 9/23/2018 12:01:00 AM Spring 1861 Confederate 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 Confederate:
2SPs from Pittsburg ride the rails to Frederick - n3
6 9/22/2018 11:59:00 PM Spring 1861 Confederate Message Oops, sorry, just saw your email...ok, the whole enchilada! Super!!
5 9/22/2018 11:36:00 PM Spring 1861 Confederate Message WOW, that was quick! Thanks again for playin!

you ok with the new Logistics rules and all the rest of chrome? If you wish, I could suggest strategies if you request them...no problemo either way.
4 9/22/2018 10:58:00 PM Spring 1861 Union Message You can go first, Richard.
3 9/22/2018 10:57:00 PM Spring 1861 Union Draw Strategy cards 4 cards drawn.

2 9/22/2018 10:54:00 PM Spring 1861 Confederate Draw Strategy cards 4 cards drawn.

1 9/22/2018 10:54:00 PM Spring 1861 Confederate Message Good luck in the game...will await to play my first card in case you wish to campaign right off the bat. Thanks for asking to play! Always find something different with this game. :-)

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