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24 3/14/2019 4:22:00 PM Spring 1861 Union Message McClellan to DC
Burnside and Pope to AoP
Banks to HF
Rosie to Grafton
Buell to Bloomington
Halleck to Cairo

Have fun this weekend and good luck to your grandchildren. They must be great swimmers to be at the States.
23 3/14/2019 4:17:00 PM Spring 1861 Union Die roll request Request: 999-sided die x 7


Message from Union:
General rolls in this order:

Generals to:
DC (high)
2 to AoP
22 3/14/2019 2:59:00 PM Spring 1861 Confederate Message I will be outta pocket with the game till Monday, 3/18 pm...going to watch the grandkids swim at the Kentucky States...will catch-up with things then.
21 3/14/2019 2:57:00 PM Spring 1861 Confederate Message Reb strats:
1 from Charleston (SC) to Columbus (Ky) - n2
1 from Mobile (n2) to Vicksburg - n3
2 from Mobile, Weldon, Norfolk, & Fort Monroe => ANV - n8
20 3/14/2019 9:02:00 AM Spring 1861 Union Message Union SM:
1SP from Springfield IL(n0) to Cairo(n6)
1SP from Indianapolis(n0) to Grafton(n1)
3SP from Cincinnati(n2) to Grafton(n4)
1SP from Cincinnati(n1) to Harper's Ferry(n3)
1SP from Columbus OH(n0) to Harper's Ferry(n4)
4SP from DC(n5) to Frederick(AoP n6)
3SP from DC(n2) to Sabine City(n4)
19 3/12/2019 6:40:00 PM Spring 1861 Confederate Message Wish I could take credit for the end of the turn format...another tip received from others in ACTs. Thanks anyways, bud.

Reb reinforcements:
Tn - Dover (n2)
Ark - Little Rock
Tex – Marshall
Ms – Vicksburg (n2)
La - Shreveport
Ala - Mobile (n2)
NC - Weldon
Virg - Hanover (n3)
Flori – Fort Gadsen

Blockade reinforcements (level - 0):
-2SW, Mobile – n3, Charleston, Norfolk

Impact of Blockade =>
-2SW for the Rebs from 94- to 92-
18 3/12/2019 1:27:00 PM Spring 1861 Union Message I had very good cards on turn 1. I hope it continues.
17 3/12/2019 1:26:00 PM Spring 1861 Union Message Turn 2 Union Reinforcements:
8SP to DC(n9)
4SP to Cincinnati(n5)
2SP to Bloomington
4SP to Cairo(n5)
16 3/12/2019 1:24:00 PM Spring 1861 Union Message Nice job documenting end of turn stuff. It all looks right to me.
15 3/12/2019 3:59:00 AM Spring 1861 Confederate Message Spring 1861 End of Season

Union PC: Fort Jackson, Sabine City
CSA PC: Fort Monroe
SW impact of PC placement:
-1 for the Rebs for Fort Jackson from 95- to 94-
+1 for the Yanks from 100- to 103+

State control & Raids: n/a

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

-1 from AoPot - n2
none seen

Blockade 0
Amphib 0

Everything look ok?
14 3/12/2019 3:51:00 AM Spring 1861 Confederate 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 Confederate:
VERY interesting beginning!

ANV (n5) leaves 2SPs in Richmond (n3) & moves to Fort monroe (drops 1) and ends in Hanover - n2.
13 3/11/2019 12:13:00 PM Spring 1861 Union Play Strategy card as Operations #48: 3 / Brazil Recognizes the Confederacy
Confederate gains +3 SW. Remove from deck if event is played.

Message from Union:
Butler and 1SP from Ft. Monroe amphibiously assault Sabine City unopposed.
Butler and 1SP now at Sabine City.
12 3/11/2019 1:17:00 AM Spring 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:
Form the ANV in Richmond:
JoeJohn is in command
Beau is his 2nd
no cav as yet
Total of 5SPs

-2SW for the Rebs for not following the seniority protocols from 100+ to 95-
11 3/10/2019 1:53:00 PM Spring 1861 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:
Place PC at Paducah, Parkersburg, and Grafton.
10 3/9/2019 8:41:00 PM Spring 1861 Confederate Play Strategy card as Operations #18: 2 / Confederate Inflation
Confederate SW reduced by two.

Message from Confederate:
JoeJohn moves with his 1SP from Winchester to Manassas (p/u 3SPs & Beau - n4 & Manassas n0), then moves to Richmond - n5
9 3/9/2019 8:40:00 PM Spring 1861 Confederate Message Right you are...marchin was always tough on me...but for an old coot, I always picked-up my pace when I saw those colors flappin in the breeze as the dust collected on my mates in front of me.
8 3/7/2019 3:40:00 PM Spring 1861 Union Play Strategy card as Operations #70: 2 / Gustavus Fox, Ironclad Building Program
The Union Amphibious Assault modifier is increased by two.

Message from Union:
Build a fort at Frederick MD.
7 3/7/2019 3:40:00 PM Spring 1861 Union Message Floating down the Mississippi is so much nicer than marching on the hot, dusty roads.
6 3/7/2019 10:32:00 AM Spring 1861 Confederate Play Strategy card as Operations #105: 1 / Detached Cavalry
Played prior to a battle against an army possessing one or more cavalry brigades. The ONLY effects are the Army’s Commanding General’s battle rating (offense or defense) is immediately reduced by 2 and no Cavalry general’s battle ratings may be used in the battle. The effects end at the conclusion of the battle. Cavalry generals are not available for casualty determination. OR: Place one PC marker in any space within four spaces (includes river connections) of a single cavalry brigade. The four space range many not be traced through Northeast Alabama. The space may not contain an enemy SP or fort, but may contain an Ironclad or Torpedoes.

Message from Confederate:
Little Rock SP (n0) floats down the Mississip to Vicksburg
5 3/7/2019 10:14:00 AM Spring 1861 Union 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 Union:
The Yanks do start off with a campaign.

Activation #1:
2SP from DC (AoP n3) amphibiously assault Fts. P-J. 1SP lost in battle, 1SP occupies Fts. P-J unless you interrupt.

Activation #2:
Activate AoP at DC. Move with 2SP leaving 1SP in DC.
1-3) Philly. Pick up 1SP(AoP n3).
4-5) Baltimore. Drop 1SP(Baltimore n1, AoP n2).
6) Frederick. Absorb 1SP (AoP n3).
4 3/7/2019 8:12:00 AM Spring 1861 Confederate Message Thanks for asking to play! Always love this game...never the same.

This Reb will not be campaigning at the moment! SUH!
3 3/7/2019 8:11:00 AM Spring 1861 Confederate Draw Strategy cards 4 cards drawn.

2 3/6/2019 1:40:00 PM Spring 1861 Union Draw Strategy cards 4 cards drawn.

1 3/6/2019 1:32:00 PM Spring 1861 Union Change Union player Union player changed from Jim Winslow to Jim Winslow

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