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43 5/24/2019 7:52:00 AM Summer 1861 Confederate Message d1, n6

AoNV, n6, keeps moving
3) -> Williamsburg, VA
4) -> Hanover, VA
5) -> Wilderness, VA (intercept?)

if no (or failed) intercept...

6) -> Manassas, VA
42 5/23/2019 8:26:00 AM Summer 1861 Union Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

3


Message from Union:
Jeff> - So 2 +8 gives you a 10
- Ouch 1 + 2 gives a 3
- So you lose 1 and I am elim.
* Union moves CSA Strategic Movement Marker moves Confederate Army Strengths Track - 7 -> Confederate Army Strengths Track - 6 *
* Union moves CSA Strategic Movement Marker moves Confederate Army Strengths Track - 6 -> Confederate Army Strengths Track - 7 *
* Union moves ANV SP moves Confederate Army Strengths Track - 8 -> Confederate Army Strengths Track - 7 *
- Actually you were at 8, looked at the RR marker there
- So I need to roll for my leader
41 5/23/2019 8:22:00 AM Summer 1861 Union Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

1


Message from Union:
Mine +2

40 5/23/2019 8:21:00 AM Summer 1861 Union Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

2


Message from Union:
Jeff> - Hi Geoff,
- Okay let's see if I get this right.
- So Medium Battle.
- You have a +4 for 5-1, +1 Johnson, +2 Stuart, +1 from one of your other Generals so +8
- I have a +2 for the Fort
- Your roll
39 5/22/2019 2:33:00 PM Summer 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:
Activate AoNV, n9, in Richmond, VA
d1, n8
1) -> Williamsburg, VA
2) -> Fort Monroe, VA (battle)

You may resolve the battle, I'll keep moving if able..
38 5/20/2019 1:42:00 PM Summer 1861 Union Play Strategy card as Event #68: 2 / Lincoln Declares Southern Blockade
The Union Blockade Level is increased by one. Remove from deck if event is played.

Message from Union:
Jeff> - Hummm... time to start sealing off the coastline!!!
* Union moves Blockade moves Union Naval Blockade Level Track: 0 -> Union Naval Blockade Level Track: 1 *
* Jeff plays Lincoln Declares Southern Blockade for event (Card is removed)
- No more shipping cotton, or bring in English arms! ;-)
- Logfile written.
37 5/20/2019 7:29:00 AM Summer 1861 Confederate Play Strategy card as Operations #10: 3 / Dorothea Dix
Union immediately receives three SPs. Place in the Union Capital or in any space (friendly or not) that contains a Union army with a LOC.

Message from Confederate:
Leader re-org..

1) ASJ -> AoNV
2) Polk -> AoNV
3) Price -> Columbus, KY
4) Beau -> Nashville, KY
36 5/19/2019 11:34:00 AM Summer 1861 Union Play Strategy card as Operations #97: 1 / Davis Tours the South
Increase Confederate SW by 3.

Message from Union:
Jeff> - Hi Geoff,
- Sorry for the delay, lot's of family stuff this weekend, but got a few free minutes! :-)
* Jeff plays Davis Tours the South for 1 OPS
* Union moves US Fort moves USAFort -> Manassas, VA *
- Regards, Jeff
- Logfile written.
35 5/16/2019 12:10:00 PM Summer 1861 Confederate Message CSA SW = 100+ -2 (ASJ upset he didn't get command) -3 CoF = 95-
34 5/16/2019 12:08:00 PM Summer 1861 Confederate Play Strategy card as Operations #31: 2 / Contraband of War
Confederate removes two SPs (Union chooses), no more than one SP per space. Void after Emancipation Proclamation has taken effect. Remove from deck if event is played.

Message from Confederate:
Still enough to form an army..

Build AoNV in Richmond, n9.
JJ is in charge.

33 5/16/2019 10:40:00 AM Summer 1861 Union Play Strategy card as Event #124: 2 / Confederate Desertion
During a Union player’s turn cause a Confederate force to immediately execute an attrition procedure plus conduct Forage if force has no LOC. Remove from deck if event is played.

Message from Union:
Jeff> - Humm.... let's see about that Richmond build up
* Jeff plays Confederate Desertions for event (Card is removed)
- Takes you down to 9 I believe.
- Regards, Jeff
- Logfile written.
32 5/16/2019 10:32:00 AM Summer 1861 Union Draw Strategy cards 5 cards drawn.

31 5/16/2019 7:52:00 AM Summer 1861 Confederate Message CSA will not open with a campaign, over to you..
30 5/16/2019 7:38:00 AM Summer 1861 Confederate Draw Strategy cards 5 cards drawn.

29 5/16/2019 7:38:00 AM Spring 1861 Confederate End Turn
28 5/16/2019 7:38:00 AM Spring 1861 Confederate Message Bragg, Smith, Stuart -> Richmond, VA
27 5/15/2019 5:55:00 PM Spring 1861 Union Message - So.....
* Union moves McClellan moves offboard -> Cairo, IL *
* Union moves Pope moves offboard -> Bloomington, IN *
* Union moves Halleck moves offboard -> Jackson, OH *
* Union moves Burnside moves offboard -> Baltimore, MD *
* Union moves Rosecrans moves offboard -> Washington DC *
* Union moves Buell, Banks moves offboard -> Army of the Patomac: Other Generals *
- Regards, Jeff
26 5/15/2019 5:40:00 PM Spring 1861 Union Die roll request Request: 999-sided die x 7

445
142
269
674
790
389
938


Message from Union:
Jeff> - Hi Geoff,
- Interesting, leaving the coasts and forts open?
- Have to see how this works out.
- Okay rolling in order of Burnside, Banks, Buell, Halleck, Pope, Rosecrams, McClellan
- Order of high to low
- Cario IL, Bloomington IN, Jackson OH, Baltimore MD, Washington DC, last two to AOP
25 5/15/2019 7:27:00 AM Spring 1861 Confederate Message Over to you for leaders.
24 5/15/2019 7:27:00 AM Spring 1861 Confederate Message CSA SR (7):
1) Columbus, GA -> Richmond, VA (n6)
2) Tuscumbia, AL -> Columbus, KY (n2)
3) Corinth, MS -> Richmond, VA (n7)
4) Mobile, AL -> Richmond, VA (n8)
5) Charleston, SC -> Richmond, VA (n9)
6) Marion, SC -> Richmond, VA (n10)
7) Wilmington, NC -> Richmond, VA (n11)
23 5/14/2019 2:47:00 PM Spring 1861 Union Message Jeff> - Hi Geoff
- Okay 15 here
* Union moves US Strength moves Washington DC -> Jackson, OH *
* Union moves US Strength moves Washington DC -> Jackson, OH *
* Union moves US Strength moves Washington DC -> Jackson, OH *
- 3
* Union moves US Strength moves Washington DC -> Bloomington, IN *
* Union moves US Strength moves Washington DC -> Bloomington, IN *
* Union moves US Strength moves Washington DC -> Bloomington, IN *
- 6
* Union moves US Strength moves Washington DC -> Baltimore, MD *
- 7
* Union moves US Strength moves Washington DC -> Baltimore, MD *
* Union moves US Strength moves Culpeper, VA -> Baltimore, MD *
- 99
- Er... 9 :-)
* Union moves US Strength moves Evansville, IN -> Baltimore, MD *
- 10
* Union moves US Strength moves Pittsburgh, PA -> Manassas, VA *
* Union moves AoP SP moves Union Army Strengths Track - 5 -> Union Army Strengths Track - 6 *
- 11 and done.
- Regards, Jeff
22 5/14/2019 8:19:00 AM Spring 1861 Confederate Message Over to you for SR.
21 5/14/2019 8:19:00 AM Spring 1861 Confederate Message CSA Builds (9):
1) Richmond, VA (n5)
2) Weldon, NC
3) Marion, SC
4) Fort Gadson, FL
5) Fort St. Philip/Jackson, LA
6) Dover, TN (n2)
7) Sabine City, TX (n2)
8) Corinth, MS
9) Tuscumbia, AL
20 5/14/2019 8:16:00 AM Spring 1861 Confederate Message CSA Blockade Runners (4):
1) Sabine City, TX
2) Columbus, GA
3) Charleston, SC
4) Wilmington, NC
19 5/13/2019 6:10:00 PM Spring 1861 Union Message - Hi Geoff,
- Okay back and slowly digging out here!
* Place PC in Strasburg, VA
- Along with Winchester, Manassas, and Culpeper to over to the Union I believe
- Reinforcements
- Then 8 for Washington
- For the 6
- 2 in Evansville
- 2 in Jackson
- 2 in Bloomington
- For the last 4
- All in Cario
- Regards, Jeff
18 5/10/2019 7:40:00 AM Spring 1861 Confederate Message Over to you for builds..
17 5/10/2019 7:40:00 AM Spring 1861 Confederate Message End of turn:
Attrition

AoP -1 = 5
Richmond, VA -1 = 4
16 5/10/2019 7:39:00 AM Spring 1861 Confederate Play Strategy card as Operations #36: 1 / Elite Units
Place an Elite unit marker in any space with an Army. CSA: Stonewall Bde or Hood’s Tigers. USA: Iron Bde or Wilder’s Bde. Cannot be played if all elite unit markers are in play for that side.

Message from Confederate:
Not a very exciting turn for the CSA...

Place CSA PC on the following:
1) Franklin, WV
15 5/9/2019 9:21:00 AM 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:
- Hummm.......
* Jeff plays Baltimore Revolts for 2 OPS
- Interesting, just realized you just might have a 3 Ops card to take WV...
- And a Division move can not enter Grafton at this point.
- So the 2PC would be a waste to aid to WV if you have a 3
- So let's try and avoid a strike at Pittsburgh
* Union moves US Fort moves USAFort -> Pittsburgh, PA *
- Regards, Jeff
14 5/8/2019 4:35:00 PM Spring 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:
Place CSA PC in the following:
1) Grafton, WV
13 5/8/2019 9:11:00 AM Spring 1861 Union Message My fault forgot that placing PC in neutral states isn't reported for some reason.

PC placed in Louisville KY
12 5/8/2019 7:35:00 AM Spring 1861 Confederate Message Sorry, your log file doesn't actually say what you did with your card play?
11 5/7/2019 1:04:00 PM Spring 1861 Union Play Strategy card as Operations #54: 1 / CSS Virginia
Confederate may place one Ironclad in a controlled port or coastal fort space.

Message from Union:
Jeff> - For some reason I thought the USA had more options... :-)
* Jeff plays CSS Virginia for 1 OPS
- Regards, Jeff
- Logfile written.
10 5/7/2019 7:18:00 AM Spring 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:
Place CSA PC on the following:
1) Paducah, KY
9 5/6/2019 12:17:00 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:
Jeff> - Hi Geoff,
- Okay let's try this
* Jeff plays Cotton is King for 3 OPS
- Leave 2 SP in DC
* Union moves AoP SP moves Union Army Strengths Track - 8 -> Union Army Strengths Track - 6 *
* US Strength created in Washington DC
* US Strength created in Washington DC
* Union moves AoP moves Washington DC -> Frederick, MD *
- Pickup the SP
* Union moves AoP SP moves Union Army Strengths Track - 6 -> Union Army Strengths Track - 7 *
* Union moves AoP moves Frederick, MD -> Harpers Ferry, VA *
- Pickup the 2 SP
* Union moves AoP SP moves Union Army Strengths Track - 7 -> Union Army Strengths Track - 9 *
* Union moves AoP moves Harpers Ferry, VA -> Winchester, VA *
- Drop off a SP
* US Strength created in Winchester, VA
* Union moves AoP SP moves Union Army Strengths Track - 9 -> Union Army Strengths Track - 8 *
* Union moves AoP moves Winchester, VA -> Strasburg, VA *
- Drop off a SP
* Union moves AoP SP moves Union Army Strengths Track - 8 -> Union Army Strengths Track - 7 *
* US Strength created in Strasburg, VA
* Union moves AoP moves Strasburg, VA -> Culpeper, VA *
- Drop off another SP
* Union moves AoP SP moves Union Army Strengths Track - 7 -> Union Army Strengths Track - 6 *
* US Strength created in Culpeper, VA
* Union moves AoP moves Culpeper, VA -> Manassas, VA *
- Regards, Jeff
- Logfile written.
8 5/6/2019 7:18:00 AM Spring 1861 Confederate Play Strategy card as Operations #93: 2 / Strategy Board
Union player may make a naval move with up to three SPs plus one general.

Message from Confederate:
Activate JJ+1 in Winchester, VA
1) -> Strasburg, VA
2) -> Manassas, VA (pu Beau + 3, n4)
3) -> Fredericksburg, VA
4) -> Hanover, VA
5) -> Richmond, VA
7 5/3/2019 4:04:00 PM Spring 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:
- Okay let's try this
* Jeff plays Glory Hallelujah for event
* Union moves AoP SP moves Union Army Strengths Track - 5 -> Union Army Strengths Track - 8 *
- Regards, Jeff
- Saving game ...
- Game Saved
6 5/3/2019 3:46:00 PM Spring 1861 Union Draw Strategy cards 4 cards drawn.

5 5/3/2019 3:46:00 PM Spring 1861 Union Message Nice name! :-)

Appreciate this, now I can make all new mistakes from this side. :-)
4 5/3/2019 1:12:00 PM Spring 1861 Confederate Message No campaigning, Union may go first
3 5/3/2019 1:11:00 PM Spring 1861 Confederate Draw Strategy cards 4 cards drawn.

2 5/3/2019 1:11:00 PM Spring 1861 Confederate Message I tried to give it a more evocative name!
1 5/3/2019 1:10:00 PM Spring 1861 Confederate Change Confederate player Confederate player changed from Geoff Allbert to Geoff Allbert

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