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211 3/21/2019 5:46:00 AM Summer 1862 Union Message I make that 1/2. US SP elim. ANV n2.
210 3/21/2019 5:45:00 AM Summer 1862 Union Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

4
6


Message from Union:
Washington

CS
US
209 3/18/2019 6:12:00 AM Summer 1862 Confederate Message 2nd move is ANV 4 in Philadelphia:
1 York
2 Baltimore
3 Washington


CSA +7 (3 leaders, brigade, +3 odds)/USA +2

You win ties - a 6 is automatic for you
208 3/18/2019 6:09:00 AM Summer 1862 Confederate Message Rolling poorly never helps!

AoT n5 continues:
3 convert Frederik
4-5 Baltimore, convert, d1, n4
6 Frederick end 4
207 3/17/2019 7:53:00 AM Summer 1862 Union Message 3/1

Can't seem to win a single dice roll. Both US SPs elim. AoT n5
206 3/17/2019 7:49:00 AM Summer 1862 Union Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

4
1


Message from Union:
CS
US
205 3/8/2019 6:39:00 AM Summer 1862 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:
1ST MOVE:

Activate AoT 5SP in Strasburg
1 Manassas pu1 n6
2 Frederick

CSA +7/USA +2
204 3/8/2019 6:35:00 AM Summer 1862 Confederate Message 1/3

ANV n4 in Philadelphia (elite stays)

AoP n1 in Wilmington (elite goes)

Not good luck for you


203 3/8/2019 6:32:00 AM Summer 1862 Confederate Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

1
4


Message from Confederate:
Philidelphia

USA +4

CSA +4
202 3/8/2019 6:23:00 AM Summer 1862 Union Message Yes, leave 1 in Washington. Also add Elite in AoP.

Please roll.
201 3/8/2019 5:59:00 AM Summer 1862 Confederate Message .. sorry "It would be ..."
200 3/8/2019 5:59:00 AM Summer 1862 Confederate Message .. sorry "It would be ..."
199 3/8/2019 5:51:00 AM Summer 1862 Confederate Message I would be smart to leave 1SP behind in Washington too
198 3/8/2019 5:48:00 AM Summer 1862 Confederate Message I make it CSA +4 with the elite, USA +3 and you can make it +4 with the elite
197 3/8/2019 5:47:00 AM Summer 1862 Confederate Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

1


Message from Confederate:
Intercept Philadelphia ?
196 3/8/2019 5:46:00 AM Summer 1862 Union Message ok, go ahead.
195 3/8/2019 5:42:00 AM Summer 1862 Confederate Message Sorry another issue - AOP has 5SP (AOT has 8) see #168
194 3/8/2019 5:38:00 AM Summer 1862 Union Message Yes. With no Confed cavalry in ANV it's worth it.
193 3/3/2019 5:48:00 AM Summer 1862 Confederate Message I can intercept in both Philadelphia and York - still want to do it?
192 3/3/2019 5:47:00 AM Summer 1862 Union Message 2nd move

AOP Washington. Move1-3 to Philadelphia d1 n7 Move 4 to York d1 n6. Move 5 Baltimore d1 n5. Move 6 back to Washington AOP n5.
191 3/1/2019 7:15:00 PM Summer 1862 Confederate Message Sorry the USA is +2 (Pope+Pleasanton), the USA doesn't get the third leader unless their commanders rating equals the CSA leaders (JJ is 2 in defence) - so CSA takes another one n6


CSA is +8 because of JJ (2), Forrest, Smith (6 in total) +2 for the intercept
190 3/1/2019 7:17:00 AM Summer 1862 Union Message PS Lewiston converted.
189 3/1/2019 7:16:00 AM Summer 1862 Union Message I make the US as +3 for defence (Pleasanton,Burnside).
ANV; I make +5 for attack (Johnston Forrest Bragg).

Have I missed something?
188 3/1/2019 6:56:00 AM Summer 1862 Confederate Message Forrest dies

Pegram back turn 8
187 3/1/2019 6:55:00 AM Summer 1862 Confederate Die roll request Request: 3-sided die x 1

1


Message from Confederate:
1=Forrest
2=Bragg
3=Smith
186 3/1/2019 6:55:00 AM Summer 1862 Confederate Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

5
3


Message from Confederate:
Leader casualties

USA=1

CSA=1-3
185 3/1/2019 6:54:00 AM Summer 1862 Confederate Message 1/3

AoT n8 back to Lewistown

ANV n6 in Harrisburg

Your second move (I need to roll leaders)
184 3/1/2019 6:53:00 AM Summer 1862 Confederate Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

4
2


Message from Confederate:
Harrisburg

USA +1

CSA +8 (without elite)
183 3/1/2019 6:52:00 AM Summer 1862 Confederate Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

4


Message from Confederate:
Intercept Harrisburg ?
182 3/1/2019 6:52:00 AM Summer 1862 Confederate Message You need to convert Lewistown first
181 3/1/2019 5:39:00 AM Summer 1862 Union Play Strategy card as Event #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:
US5

AOT moves to Harrisburg and convert. Any interception? May move further.

2nd move to be decided.
180 3/1/2019 5:35:00 AM Summer 1862 Confederate Message USA only and its for SM only
179 3/1/2019 5:34:00 AM Summer 1862 Union Message Can all units/armies move from HF to Grafton or is only US SM that is allowed between those points?
178 3/1/2019 5:06:00 AM Summer 1862 Confederate Message ANV continues:
3-4 York, convert
5-6 Chambersburg - end 7
177 3/1/2019 5:05:00 AM Summer 1862 Confederate Message No leader casualties for the attacker at odds >= 3:!
176 3/1/2019 5:04:00 AM Summer 1862 Confederate Message Should be 3*/1

ANV n7
175 3/1/2019 4:31:00 AM Summer 1862 Union Message 3/2. ANV n6. Leader casualty?

More moves?
174 3/1/2019 4:28:00 AM Summer 1862 Union Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

5
6


Message from Union:
Med battle

CS
US
173 2/26/2019 6:37:00 AM Summer 1862 Union Message Travelling. Back tomorrow.
172 2/22/2019 11:18:00 PM Summer 1862 Confederate Play Strategy card as Operations #67: 2 / J.B. Eads, Riverine Ironclads
The Union Amphibious Assault modifier is increased by two.

Message from Confederate:
ANV 8 moves:
1-2 Philadelphia

Medium CSA +9/USA 0
171 2/22/2019 11:18:00 PM Summer 1862 Confederate Play Strategy card as Operations #67: 2 / J.B. Eads, Riverine Ironclads
The Union Amphibious Assault modifier is increased by two.

Message from Confederate:
ANV 8 moves:
1-2 Philadelphia

Medium CSA +9/USA 0
170 2/20/2019 6:34:00 AM Summer 1862 Union 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 Union:
US4

Army re-org

Freemont St Louis to AoT

Rosecrans Ft PJ to AoP
169 2/20/2019 6:26:00 AM Summer 1862 Confederate 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 Confederate:
Leader reorg:
ASJ Columbus to AoM
Polk Memphis to AoT
Price Richmond to Columbus KY
Beauregard ANV to AoT
168 2/20/2019 6:23:00 AM Summer 1862 Union Message AoP n5 Washington, 2SPs on Philadelphia.

Can CS trace supply by port from Atlantic City?
167 2/20/2019 6:20:00 AM Summer 1862 Union Message That was via Baltimore,Wilmington.

Automatic victory. Drop 2, n4. Move 3-6 back to Washington.
166 2/20/2019 6:19:00 AM Summer 1862 Confederate Message That is auto 1*/1 AoP n5 and you can continue moving ...
165 2/20/2019 6:17:00 AM Summer 1862 Union Play Strategy card as Operations #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 Union:
US3.

AoP 8. d2,n6. Move 1-3 Philadelphia. Med battle
164 2/20/2019 6:02:00 AM Summer 1862 Confederate Message That is correct - noting that Cav brigades alone can automatically retreat. I can also attempt to intercept with ANV in Chambersberg.
163 2/20/2019 6:00:00 AM Summer 1862 Union Message On my map I have Morgan alone on Harpers Ferry. Is that correct?
162 2/20/2019 5:21:00 AM Summer 1862 Confederate Play Strategy card as Operations #76: 2 / Great Sioux Uprising
Remove one Union commanding general at no SW penalty. Penalties for promoting a general with a lower political value still apply. OR remove ANY Union non-commanding general (even second in commands) from the game. Remove from deck if event is played.

Message from Confederate:
Form AoT Led by Jackson with Lee supporting n5 in Strasbourg

CSA -2-3=108-
161 2/18/2019 6:36:00 AM Summer 1862 Union Play Strategy card as Operations #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 Union:
US2

Fort Bloomington
160 2/18/2019 6:35:00 AM Summer 1862 Union Return Strategy card to hand #26: 3 / Cotton is King

Message from Union:
Yes, keep forgetting effect of forts on river crossings.
159 2/18/2019 5:37:00 AM Summer 1862 Confederate Message Actually that's not even such a great idea because you are OOS if you come in from Paducah (because it is CSA controlled)
158 2/18/2019 5:35:00 AM Summer 1862 Confederate Message You can't cross to Dover from Paducah because of the fort - its the only place you can't cross a river.

You can try and attack Columbus
157 2/17/2019 6:17:00 AM Summer 1862 Union Play Strategy card as Operations #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 Union:
US2.

Fayetteville. Halleck, 2SPs move 1-3 Ironton pu1 n3. Move 4 Cairo pu2, n5.

Move 5 Paducha. Move 6 Dover. Med battle US+1 CS+2
156 2/17/2019 5:41:00 AM Summer 1862 Confederate Play Strategy card as Operations #95: 2 / Strategy Board
Union player may make a naval move with up to three SPs plus one general.

Message from Confederate:
Activate ANV 5 in Winchester:
1-2 Chambersburg pu1 n6
3 Harrisburg pu1 n7
4 Johnstown pu1 n8
5-6 Chambersburg - end 8
155 2/17/2019 5:32:00 AM Summer 1862 Union Message Convert Johnstown.
154 2/17/2019 5:15:00 AM Summer 1862 Confederate Message No you don't lose any SP when you overrun (AoT still 11) - Lewistown is an overrun too but you you will be OOS - you can converyt JOhnstown first but the 10:1 doesn't need supply
153 2/17/2019 5:13:00 AM Summer 1862 Union Message Move 6. AoT Johnstown. d1,n10 move to Lewistown. M.battle. End.


152 2/17/2019 5:05:00 AM Summer 1862 Confederate Message So Johnstown in overrun - Pemberton back next turn
151 2/17/2019 5:04:00 AM Summer 1862 Confederate Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

4


Message from Confederate:
Evade?
150 2/17/2019 5:04:00 AM Summer 1862 Confederate Message No odds of 10:! is automatic - but I can attempt to withdraw
149 2/17/2019 5:02:00 AM Summer 1862 Union Play Strategy card as Operations #27: 3 / Choctaw Indians
Confederate randomly removes one strategy card from the Union player’s hand, which is discarded.

Message from Union:
US1.

AoT.

Move 1 to Franklin d2,n4 AoT n4
Move 2-4 Pittsburgh pu7, n11.
Move 5 to Johnstown Med battle. Please roll.
148 2/17/2019 4:53:00 AM Summer 1862 Union Draw Strategy cards 7 cards drawn.

147 2/16/2019 9:11:00 PM Summer 1862 Confederate Message No campaigning
146 2/16/2019 9:10:00 PM Summer 1862 Confederate Draw Strategy cards 7 cards drawn.

145 2/16/2019 9:10:00 PM Spring 1862 Confederate End Turn
144 2/16/2019 9:09:00 PM Spring 1862 Confederate Message Jackson to Strasbourg
Longstreet to Wilmington
Price to Richmond
143 2/16/2019 9:08:00 PM Spring 1862 Confederate Die roll request Request: 999-sided die x 3

217
624
432


Message from Confederate:
Leaders go in order highest to lowest to:
Strasbourg
Wilmington
Richmond


Order is:
Price
Jackson
Longstreet

142 2/16/2019 9:06:00 PM Spring 1862 Confederate Message F Lee to Strasbourg
141 2/16/2019 9:06:00 PM Spring 1862 Confederate Message BRs:
Wilmington
Charleston
Mobile
Sabine City n3


Reinforcements
ANV n3
Weldon n2
Charleston n2
Mobile n2
AoM n4
Louisville n2
Nashville
Corinth
Dalton
Baldwin n2


SM:
1SP Sabine City to AoM N5
2SP Mobile to ANV n5
2SP Charleston to Strasbourg n3
1SP Corinth to Strasbourg n4
1SP Dalton to Strasbourg n5
140 2/16/2019 8:59:00 PM Spring 1862 Confederate Message Note that the -1SPs per state capital can come from any of the reinforcements not just the Washington replacements (doesn't matter in this case)
139 2/16/2019 6:01:00 AM Spring 1862 Union Message Reinf

Pittsburgh 1 (-7 penalty)

Columbus OH 6

Cairo 4

SM.

6 from Columbus OH to Pittsburgh n7

2 from Cairo n2 to Bloomington IN.

Generals. Pleasnton to AoT.
138 2/14/2019 6:01:00 AM Spring 1862 Confederate Message Now USA reinforcements for Washington must be taken in Pittsburg and are reduced to 4SP because Washginton cannot trace a rail line off the northern edge of the map

Further I control 3 state capitals - Trenton, Harrisburg and Philadelphia which is another 3SP less
137 2/14/2019 6:00:00 AM Spring 1862 Confederate Message Attrition
USA
Clarksville-1 n2
AoP -2 n8
AOT -2 n6


CSA
AoM -1 n3
136 2/14/2019 5:59:00 AM Spring 1862 Confederate Message PCs:
USA
None

CSA
Johnstown
Lewistown
Harrisburg
Chambersburg
Philadelphia
Trenton
Camden
Atlantic City


CSA has 3 spaces in NJ & PA

CSA +10+2=113+
CSA -10=99-
135 2/14/2019 5:55:00 AM Spring 1862 Confederate Play Strategy card as Event #86: 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:
This gets a bit ugly

1st move is van Dorn + 6SP from ANV n4:
1-2 Chambersburg d1 n5
3 Harrisburg d1 n4
4 Philadelphia d1 n3
5 Trenton d1 n2
6 Camden d1 n1
7 Atlantic City end 1

2nd move is Pemberton + 2SP from ANV n2
1-4 Lewistown d1 n1
5 Johnstown end 1
134 2/12/2019 5:37:00 AM Spring 1862 Union Play Strategy card as Operations #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 Union:
US6

AOT

Move 1-2 Staunton VA. Convert.
Move 3 Franklin d2 n8.
Move 4 Grafton. End.
133 2/12/2019 4:01:00 AM Spring 1862 Confederate Message 4 convert, drop Morgan, n10
5 Winchester end 10

132 2/10/2019 7:21:00 AM Spring 1862 Union Message 3/1.

HF. 2US SPs and fort elim. ANV n11.

Continue?
131 2/10/2019 7:17:00 AM Spring 1862 Union Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

2
3


Message from Union:
CS+9
US+2
130 2/10/2019 5:31:00 AM Spring 1862 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:
Activate ANV with 12SP, in Strasburg, 1SP remains:
1-3 HF

Medium CSA +9/USA +2
129 2/10/2019 5:28:00 AM Spring 1862 Union Message Yes, ok; Cairo
128 2/10/2019 5:26:00 AM Spring 1862 Confederate Message That would leave Fremont by himself - which isn't allowed

You can send 1SP from Cairo?
127 2/10/2019 5:16:00 AM Spring 1862 Union Play Strategy card as Operations #104: 1 / Big Bethel
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:
US5.

St Louis. 1SP moves to Fayetteville AR. Halleck, 3SPs now.
126 2/10/2019 5:14:00 AM Spring 1862 Union Message 2/1/ Halleck 2SPs ret to Fayetteville.

AOM n4 on Clarkesville.
125 2/10/2019 5:11:00 AM Spring 1862 Union Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

3
3


Message from Union:
CS+4
US+1

M.Battle.
124 2/10/2019 5:10:00 AM Spring 1862 Union Play Strategy card as Operations #21: 3 / Confederate Overseas Agent
Confederate immediately receives three SPs in any open Blockade Runner Port, no more than one SP per port, but more than one SP per Blockade Zone is permitted. If insufficient ports are available, the excess SPs are lost.

Message from Union:
Played
123 2/9/2019 5:45:00 PM Spring 1862 Confederate Play Strategy card as Operations #8: 1 / 3 Cigars
Play this card to make an automatic one or two 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 intercept.

Message from Confederate:
Activate AoM in Dover with 4SP, Dover n2
1-5 Little ROck, pu 1 n5
6 Clarksville

CSA +4/USA +1
122 2/9/2019 5:43:00 PM Spring 1862 Confederate Message I think I must to have meant to place the one of Nashville on Little Rock (I didn't have one on Nashville)
121 2/9/2019 5:42:00 PM Spring 1862 Confederate Message 1/1

Hallack + 4SP Back to Clarkville

Little Rock n4
120 2/9/2019 5:41:00 PM Spring 1862 Confederate Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

1
6


Message from Confederate:
Little Rock

USA +1

CSA 0
119 2/9/2019 5:41:00 PM Spring 1862 Confederate Message Sorry I must have been intending to do it then not done it
118 2/9/2019 7:32:00 AM Spring 1862 Union Message I have CS forts on...

N.Orleans
Richmond
Manassas
Dover
Columbus
Nashville

None left in the pile for L.Rock. What have I missed?
117 2/9/2019 7:27:00 AM Spring 1862 Union Return Strategy card to hand #21: 3 / Confederate Overseas Agent

Message from Union:
116 2/9/2019 7:26:00 AM Spring 1862 Union Message Missed that fort, will change.
115 2/9/2019 7:13:00 AM Spring 1862 Confederate Message THe only place the USA can't cross a river is where there is a fort and there is one in Little Rock
114 2/9/2019 7:11:00 AM Spring 1862 Union Play Strategy card as Operations #21: 3 / Confederate Overseas Agent
Confederate immediately receives three SPs in any open Blockade Runner Port, no more than one SP per port, but more than one SP per Blockade Zone is permitted. If insufficient ports are available, the excess SPs are lost.

Message from Union:
US5

Clarkesville AR.

Halleck 4SPs move 1 to Fayetteville pu1 n5. Move 2 Clarkesville d1 n4. Move 3 Little Rock. Med battle.
113 2/9/2019 6:43:00 AM Spring 1862 Confederate Play Strategy card as Operations #18: 2 / Confederate Inflation
Confederate SW reduced by two.

Message from Confederate:
AoM formed in Dover led by Lee and Wheeler assisting n6

CSA -2-3=101-
112 2/9/2019 6:19:00 AM Spring 1862 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:
US4

PC markers Fayetteville AR, Gainville AR

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