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120 7/18/2019 7:54:00 AM Fall 1861 Union Message No worries, doing the same. Actually packing at the moment. :-)
119 7/18/2019 7:40:00 AM Fall 1861 Confederate Message Just a warning that I'm heading to the WBC from the 19th to the 28th, so we'll have to put the game on pause for that time period..
118 7/15/2019 3:34:00 PM Fall 1861 Union Message Jeff> - Hi Geoff,
- Okay so 15 SR's here
- 3 from Cario to Paduah
* Union moves US Strength, US Strength, US Strength, US Strength moves Cairo, IL -> Cairo, IL *
* Union moves US Strength moves Cairo, IL -> Paducah, KY *
* Union moves US Strength moves Cairo, IL -> Paducah, KY *
* Union moves US Strength moves Cairo, IL -> Paducah, KY *
- 1 from Washington to Baltimore
* Union moves US Strength moves Washington DC -> Baltimore, MD *
- 7 from Washington to the Army of the Potomac
- Leaves 2
* Union moves AoP SP moves Union Army Strengths Track - 3 -> Union Army Strengths Track - 10 *
- Regards, Jeff
- Logfile written.
117 7/13/2019 3:49:00 PM Fall 1861 Confederate Message Over to you for SR..
116 7/13/2019 3:48:00 PM Fall 1861 Confederate Message CSA Blockade Runners (4):
1) Sabine City, TX
2) Columbus, GA
3) Charleston, SC
4) Wilmington, NC

CSA Builds (9):
1) AoNV, n4
2) Fort Sumter, SC
3) Sabine City, TX (n2)
4) Forts St. Philip/Jackson, LA
5) Weldon, NC
6) Dover, TN
7) Corinth, MS
8) Tuscumbia, AL
9) Dalton, GA
5)
6)
7)
8)
9)
115 7/13/2019 2:56:00 PM Fall 1861 Union Message Jeff> - Hi Geoff,
- Well it is better to be lucky than good in my case!!! :-)
- I think Butler in Louisville KY also takes attrition 3 SP - 1 down to 2 SP
* Union moves Game Turn Marker (No Emancipation) moves Turn Track: 3 -> Turn Track: 4 *
- So 8 SP's in Washington
- Now 10
- 6 in OH/IN
- All 6 with Halleck in Jackson OH
- Now 7
- Last 4 in Cairo IL
* US Strength created in Cairo, IL
- Now 4
- Regards, Jeff
- Logfile written.
114 7/13/2019 12:47:00 PM Fall 1861 Confederate Message Over to USA for Builds..
113 7/13/2019 12:46:00 PM Fall 1861 Confederate Message End of Turn:

War Weariness

USA SW = 108+ -5 -3 CoF = 100-
112 7/13/2019 12:45:00 PM Fall 1861 Confederate Message Attrition:
Burnside -1 = 2, in Wheeling, WV
AoP -1 = 3, in Frederick, MD

AoNV -1 = 3, in Manassas, VA
Price -1 = 2, in Grand Jct, TN



111 7/13/2019 12:43:00 PM Fall 1861 Confederate Message Place USA PCs on the following:
1) Paducah, KY
2) Columbus, KY
3) Humboldt, TN
4) Memphis, TN

Place CSA PCs on the following:
1) Strasburg, VA

Destruction of Memphis..
USA SW = 103+ +5 = 108+
CSA SW = 94- -5 = 89-
110 7/12/2019 7:52:00 AM Fall 1861 Confederate Message I'll handle the end of turn stuff after work tonight..
109 7/12/2019 7:52:00 AM Fall 1861 Confederate Message Unbelievable! 0/0, USA victory!

forgot SW adjustment for the destruction of CSA fort earlier.

CSA SW = 95- -1 = 94-
USA SW = 100- +1 +2 CoF = 103+
108 7/12/2019 7:50:00 AM Fall 1861 Confederate Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

1
1


Message from Confederate:
Actually, since you have no cards left, I might as well resolve the battle..

1st die: CSA +2 for 3:1 odds
2nd die: USA +0
107 7/11/2019 7:12:00 AM Fall 1861 Confederate Play Strategy card as Operations #122: 3 / Crisis in the West
If two or more Confederate armies are in Virginia, the Confederate player places (Confederate choice) one army (placed, not moved) in a Confederate controlled Resource space (destroyed or not), Riverine port, or Blockade Runner port (open or closed) in Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas, Louisiana, or Texas. Remove from deck if event is played.

Message from Confederate:
Lets see if we can't save Memphis..

Activate Pope + 2 in Lebanon, KY

1) -> Bowling Green, KY
2) -> Clarksville, TN
3) -> Dover, TN (pu1, n3) (Pemberton stays behind)
4) -> McKenzie, TN
5) -> Lexington, TN
6) -> Corinth, MS
7) -> Grand Jct, TN
8) -> Memphis, TN (battle)

You may resolve the battle..
106 7/8/2019 3:32:00 PM Fall 1861 Union Message Jeff> - Hi Geoff,
- Finally got a short breather from the family.
- Down to only 1 grandkid starting tomorrow so should be quicker.
- Missed dropping the SP in Strasbourg for some reason.
- Okay back to McClellan.
- Drop one 1 SP in Paducah
* Union moves McClellan, US Strength, US Strength, US Strength, US Strength moves Paducah, KY -> Paducah, KY *
* Union moves US Strength, US Strength, US Strength, McClellan moves Paducah, KY -> Columbus, KY *
- Remove the CSA fort and drop a SP
* Union moves US Strength, US Strength, McClellan moves Columbus, KY -> Humboldt, TN *
- Drop another SP
* Union moves US Strength, McClellan moves Humboldt, TN -> Memphis, TN *
- Leave a SP there and McClellan back to Paduucah
* Union moves McClellan moves Memphis, TN -> Humboldt, TN *
* Union moves McClellan moves Humboldt, TN -> Columbus, KY *
* Union moves McClellan moves Columbus, KY -> Paducah, KY *
- Regards, Jeff
- Logfile written.
105 7/3/2019 7:37:00 AM Fall 1861 Confederate Message Nope, back to you..
104 7/3/2019 7:37:00 AM Fall 1861 Confederate Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

5


Message from Confederate:
Pemberton will take his shot at Glory!
103 7/3/2019 7:36:00 AM Fall 1861 Confederate Message I took 3u from the AoNV, lost 1u in the battle of Strasburg, dropped 1u in Strasburg, and VD took the remaining 1u up to Wheeling, where you just killed it..
102 7/2/2019 2:39:00 PM Fall 1861 Union Play Strategy card as Operations #100: 3 / Shiloh
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.

Message from Union:
- Hi Geoff,
- For some reason I showed 2 SP with Dorn?
* Jeff plays Shiloh for 3 OPS
* Union moves McClellan, US Strength, US Strength, US Strength, US Strength moves Cairo, IL -> Paducah, KY *
- Intercept?
- Regards, Jeff
- Logfile written.
101 6/30/2019 1:48:00 PM Fall 1861 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:
Place CSA PCs on the following:
1) Frankfort, KY
2) Lexington, KY
100 6/30/2019 1:46:00 PM Fall 1861 Confederate Message 1/1, CSA Victory!

VD -1 = 0, VD -> TT

Burnside -1 = 3, occupies Wheeling, WV, but must stop movement..
99 6/30/2019 1:46:00 PM Fall 1861 Confederate Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

2
3


Message from Confederate:
Small battle of Wheeling, WV

1st die: USA +3 for odds
2nd die: CSA +0
98 6/30/2019 9:49:00 AM Fall 1861 Union Message Hi Geoff,

Indeed... and I think I knew that at one time. :-)

Okay Burnside and 4 SP to Wheeling.

Was tempted to get creative and go to Grafton to seal your lads off but couldn't figure if that would have done anything effective in the long run so.... charge! :-)
97 6/29/2019 9:57:00 AM Fall 1861 Confederate Message I don't believe I can react, you already have 1 SP in Pittsburgh (with a fort), and my Cav Leader has no defense skill, so he can't try to intercept even if he wanted too..

Back to you..
96 6/28/2019 7:21:00 PM Fall 1861 Union Play Strategy card as Operations #62: 2 / Financial Crisis
Union SW is reduced by two.

Message from Union:
Jeff> - Hi Geoff,
- Survied the root canal so let's see what I can do here.
* Union moves Burnside, US Strength moves Baltimore, MD -> Frederick, MD *
* Union moves AoP SP moves Union Army Strengths Track - 7 -> Union Army Strengths Track - 4 *
- Picks up 3 SP
* Union moves AoP moves Frederick, MD -> Frederick, MD *
* Union moves Burnside, US Strength, US Strength, US Strength, US Strength moves Frederick, MD -> Gettysburg, PA *
* Union moves Burnside, US Strength, US Strength, US Strength, US Strength moves Gettysburg, PA -> Harrisburg, PA *
* Union moves Burnside, US Strength, US Strength, US Strength, US Strength moves Harrisburg, PA -> Lewistown, PA *
* Union moves Burnside, US Strength, US Strength, US Strength, US Strength moves Lewistown, PA -> Johnstown, PA *
* Union moves Burnside, US Strength, US Strength, US Strength, US Strength moves Johnstown, PA -> Pittsburgh, PA *
- 6 so far, reaction?
- Regards, Jeff
* Jeff plays Salmon Chase Secretary of the Treasury Financial Crisis for 2 OPS
- Logfile written.
95 6/25/2019 7:56:00 AM Fall 1861 Confederate Message Drop 1, n1

5) -> Franklin, WV
6) -> Grafton, WV
7) -> Wheeling, WV

Over to you..
94 6/24/2019 1:28:00 PM Fall 1861 Union Message - ARRGHHH.... really.... thought I had a chance when the 4 was rolled
- So 1/1
- Amd you can keep moving.
- Regards, Jeff
- Logfile written.
93 6/24/2019 1:24:00 PM Fall 1861 Union Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

6


Message from Union:
Yours

92 6/24/2019 1:24:00 PM Fall 1861 Union Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

4


Message from Union:
Jeff> - Hi Geoff,
- Back and catching up!!
- So small Battle.
- So you have +2 at 3-1 & +1 for the leader = +3
- My roll
91 6/21/2019 8:16:00 AM Fall 1861 Confederate Play Strategy card as Operations #51: 1 / Confederate Torpedoes
Confederate receives three torpedo counters. Must be placed in a friendly controlled port, and no more than one per space. Torpedoes provide a -1 DRM against Running the Guns and a +1 DRM against amphibious assaults.

Message from Confederate:
Activate Van Dorn in Richmond, VA
(alone)
1) -> Hanover, VA
2) -> Fredericksburg, VA
3) -> Manassas, VA (pu 3u) (AoNV, n4)
4) -> Strasburg, VA (battle)

You may resolve, I'll keep moving if able.
90 6/20/2019 10:09:00 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:
Jeff plays Bermuda Blockade Surge for 2 OPS
- PC's in Wheeling and Parkersburg WV
- Regards, Jeff
- Logfile written.
89 6/19/2019 7:44:00 AM Fall 1861 Confederate Play Strategy card as Event #117: 3 / Clandestine Blockade Runner Port
If the state of Florida and the St. Marks, Florida space is Confederate controlled, St. Marks is treated as a blockade runner port for the remainder of the game. Place (no LOC required) 2SPs and a fort (optional if available) in the St. Marks space. Remove from deck if event is played.

Message from Confederate:
Place 2 SPs (no fort) at St. Marks, FL

St. Marks is now activated as a blockade runner port.
88 6/17/2019 4:01:00 PM Fall 1861 Union Play Strategy card as Operations #33: 1 / Orphan Brigade
Confederate immediately receives one SP in any friendly or neutral space (no LOC is required) in Kentucky that is free of Union SPs.

Message from Union:
Jeff> - Hi Geoff,
- Humm.... maybe I should have gone with uping the Blockade :-)
* Jeff plays Orphan Brigade for 1 OPS
- Let's put a PC into Falmouth KY
- Hope you had a great weekend!!
- My kids decided to make Father's Day weekend an event. :-)
- Regards, Jeff
- Logfile written.
87 6/13/2019 8:49:00 PM Fall 1861 Confederate Play Strategy card as Event #128: 3 / Union Naval Supply Shortage
The Union blockade level is decreased by one. Remove from deck if event is played.

Message from Confederate:
Union Blockade from 1 -> 0
86 6/13/2019 2:21:00 PM Fall 1861 Union Play Strategy card as Event #69: 3 / Gideon Welles, The Naval Program
The Union player may either increase the Blockade Level by one or increase the Amphibious Assault modifier by two.

Message from Union:
- Hi Geoff,
- Interesting.
- Thinking my CSA thoughts of manning hte costal forts might be wrong.
- Let's build up my Amph forces.
* Jeff plays Gideon Welles Secretary of Navy The Naval Program for event
* Union moves Amphib. Assault moves Amphibious Assault Track: 0 -> Amphibious Assault Track: 0 *
* Union moves Amphib. Assault moves Amphibious Assault Track: 0 -> Amphibious Assault Track: 1 *
- Regards, Jeff
- Logfile written.

Just realized the card takes the Amphi Assault up to two so I'll just it on my board.
85 6/13/2019 7:24:00 AM Fall 1861 Confederate Message Columbus, KY is empty...

(I needed to have some troops on a rail, and I didn't have it, which is why most of my troops when to AoNV this turn. The 1 SP I did have on the rail net, went to Dover, which is more important than Columbus.. :)
84 6/12/2019 3:53:00 PM Fall 1861 Union Message - Hi Geoff,
- Thanks, good point on the interceptions!
- I'll try and make it easier with the log files, guess I'm just to used to seeing the graphics play out. :-)
- Okay 3 SP's lost
- Lose 3 from Jackson OH
- Down to Halleck and 1 SP
- Humm... meant to ask this earlier since it seems odd to me.
- Is Columbus with it's fort empty as in no SP?
- Regards, Jeff
- Logfile written.
83 6/11/2019 8:01:00 PM Fall 1861 Confederate Play Strategy card as Event #65: 1 / Union 90-Day Enlistments Expire
Union player removes three SPs (Union player’s choice).

Message from Confederate:
Lets weaken the North further..

Enlistment papers expire.. 3 SPs (your choice) go home...
82 6/11/2019 7:59:00 PM Fall 1861 Confederate Message 1/3, CSA Victory!

AoP -3 = 7, retreats to Frederick, MD
AoNV -1 = 7, holds Manassas, VA
81 6/11/2019 7:58:00 PM Fall 1861 Confederate Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

2
4


Message from Confederate:
Medium battle of Manassas, VA

1st die: USA +1 for leader
2nd die: CSA +5 for leaders
80 6/11/2019 7:57:00 PM Fall 1861 Confederate Message Just to make sure I'm parsing your log file correctly, you dropped Burnside off in Baltimore (with 1 SP that started there), picked up 4 SPs in WDC (n10) and then attacked Manassas from Frederick.

Just as a warning, with Frederick empty, I can try to intercept you when you return... However, since all you have to do to stop that is drop 1 SP initially, and pick it up again on your return (which has no net impact on your move), we'll just assume you did that...

A lesson for future moves... :)
79 6/11/2019 3:47:00 PM Fall 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:
Jeff> - Okay let' see how this works.
* Jeff plays Dixie Land for 3 OPS
- Activate AOP
* Union moves AoP moves Frederick, MD -> Baltimore, MD *
- Pickup troops
* Union moves AoP moves Baltimore, MD -> Baltimore, MD *
* Union moves Burnside moves Baltimore, MD -> Army of the Patomac: Other Generals *
- Actually no don't believe I can not enough SP's
* Union moves Burnside moves Army of the Patomac: Other Generals -> Baltimore, MD *
* Union moves AoP moves Baltimore, MD -> Washington DC *
- Pickup 4 SP's
* Union moves AoP SP moves Union Army Strengths Track - 6 -> Union Army Strengths Track - 10 *
* Union moves AoP moves Washington DC -> Manassas, VA *
- Time for more blood and gunpowder :-)
- Regards, Jeff
- Logfile written.
78 6/11/2019 3:32:00 PM Fall 1861 Union Draw Strategy cards 6 cards drawn.

77 6/11/2019 7:32:00 AM Fall 1861 Confederate Message CSA will not open with a campaign, Union may go first.
76 6/11/2019 7:31:00 AM Fall 1861 Confederate Draw Strategy cards 6 cards drawn.

75 6/11/2019 7:30:00 AM Summer 1861 Confederate End Turn
74 6/11/2019 7:30:00 AM Summer 1861 Confederate Message Pemberton -> Dover, TN
Van Dorn -> Richmond, VA
Polk -> AoNV
Beauregard -> AoNV
73 6/11/2019 7:29:00 AM Summer 1861 Confederate Die roll request Request: 999-sided die x 4

433
695
64
931


Message from Confederate:
Beau, Pemb, Polk, VD

Highest to lowest
Dover, TN
Richmond, VA
AoNV
AoNV
72 6/10/2019 1:00:00 PM Summer 1861 Union Message Jeff> - So that gives us
* Union moves Butler moves offboard -> Louisville, KY *
* Union moves Pope moves offboard -> Army of the Patomac: Other Generals *
- Pretty much the reverse of what I was hoping for!
- Regards, Jeff
- Logfile written.
71 6/10/2019 12:59:00 PM Summer 1861 Union Die roll request Request: 999-sided die x 2

830
175


Message from Union:
Jeff> - Hi Geoff,
- Sorry for the delay, spent the weekend at the Reading airshow - Fri - Sun.
- So now playing lots of catch up.
- They had the only Zero in the US that's flying which was pretty neat. :-)
- Okay so leaders
- So in order of Butler then Pope high roll goes to Louisvile KY and the low roll goes to the army
70 6/7/2019 7:44:00 AM Summer 1861 Confederate Message Over to you for leaders.
69 6/7/2019 7:44:00 AM Summer 1861 Confederate Message CSA SR (7):
1) 1 SP: Memphis -> Dover, TN
2) 1 SP: Fayetteville, AR -> AoNV (n3)
3-4) 2 SP: Sabine City, TX -> AoNV (n5)
5) 1 SP: Fort St. Philip/Jackson, LA -> AoNV (n6)
6) 1 SP: Fort Sumter, SC -> AoNV (n7)
7) 1 SP: Fort Monroe, VA -> AoNV (n8)

CSA flag now on Fort Monroe, VA

68 6/7/2019 7:40:00 AM Summer 1861 Confederate Message and Polk also to TT..
67 6/7/2019 7:39:00 AM Summer 1861 Confederate Message Ok, agreed on Pope, sometimes I get a bit confused by the logfile descriptions.

So Pope -> TT, and 1 SP -> AoP, n6 (from Somerset)
66 6/5/2019 5:16:00 PM Summer 1861 Union Message Jeff> - Hi Geoff,
- I believe Pope was in Lebanon when you stormed through there! :-)
- Message 55
- Believe he went to the track when the SP was wiped out?
- Interesting on the army, learned something new.... again. :-)
- Actually think it might be better for me to pull Polk out so he is in the mix for when you reassign?
- We shall see if that's wise or not. :-)
* Union moves Polk moves Army of Northern Virginia: Other Generals -> offboard *
- Regards, Jeff
- Logfile written.
65 6/5/2019 7:23:00 AM Summer 1861 Confederate Message Two issues..

1) When AoNV was reduced to 2 SPs, I had 6 leaders and could only support 5. You may choose one of Bragg, Smith, Polk, ASJ to go to my TT.

2) I don't think you can move the SP from Somerset, KY => AoP, since it still has a leader (Pope) and you can't leave him without troops to command deliberately.

Let me know if you wanted to change your SR as a result.
64 6/4/2019 2:31:00 PM Summer 1861 Union Message - Grrr...5 + 4 for a 9 I take 2 hits as well.... not a resource space so I believe I have to retreat with the * there
* Union moves AoP SP moves Union Army Strengths Track - 6 -> Union Army Strengths Track - 5 *
* Union moves AoP SP moves Union Army Strengths Track - 5 -> Union Army Strengths Track - 4 *
* Union moves AoP moves Manassas, VA -> Frederick, MD *
* Union moves US Fort moves Manassas, VA -> Manassas, VA *
* Union moves US Fort moves Turn Track: 2 -> Turn Track: 3 *
- Belive you stop in Manassas since it was 4 SP vs 6 SP
* Union moves ANV moves offboard -> Manassas, VA *
- So that brings us up to PC
- Manassas back to you
* Place PC in Manassas, VA
- You gain control of Lebanon KY, I take Somerset
* Union moves Price, CSA Strength, CSA Strength moves Lebanon, KY -> Lebanon, KY *
* Union moves US Strength moves Somerset, KY -> Somerset, KY *
- Believe that's it for PC markers
- Believe that takes us to Attritoin
- I lose one from Cairo
- 1 from Jackson OH
* Union moves Halleck, US Strength, US Strength, US Strength, US Strength, US Strength moves Jackson, OH -> Jackson, OH *
- 1 from Baltimore
- AOP should lose one but there is a SP in Frederick as well so I'll just eliminate that one and leave the army at 4
- Doesn't look like you lose any to Attrition
* Union moves Game Turn Marker (No Emancipation) moves Turn Track: 2 -> Turn Track: 3 *
- No reinforcements, but my Fort goes back to the pool I believe
- Now for SM
* Union moves US Strength moves Springfield, IL -> Louisville, KY *
* Union moves US Strength moves Evansville, IN -> Louisville, KY *
- I'll pull the SP out of Somerset to the AOP
* Union moves AoP SP moves Union Army Strengths Track - 4 -> Union Army Strengths Track - 5 *
* Union moves US Strength moves Annapolis, MD -> Washington DC *
* Union moves US Strength moves Baltimore, MD -> Washington DC *
* Union moves US Strength moves Baltimore, MD -> Washington DC *
* Union moves US Strength moves Baltimore, MD -> Washington DC *
- And pull the SP from Winchester VA into the AOP
* Union moves AoP SP moves Union Army Strengths Track - 5 -> Union Army Strengths Track - 6 *
- Okay hopefully I got that all correct.
- Regards, Jeff
- Logfile written.
63 6/4/2019 2:10:00 PM Summer 1861 Union Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

5


Message from Union:
Jeff> - So a 4+3 for 7 and 2 SP lost from the CSA
* Union moves ANV SP moves Confederate Army Strengths Track - 4 -> Confederate Army Strengths Track - 3 *
* Union moves ANV SP moves Confederate Army Strengths Track - 3 -> Confederate Army Strengths Track - 2 *
- Your roll
62 6/4/2019 2:09:00 PM Summer 1861 Union Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

4


Message from Union:
- Hi Geoff,
- Sorry for taking a bit, life got a bit hectic - the joys of summer. :-)
- Okay let's see here.
- Medium Battle.... 4 to 6 so no modifier there.
- You get 1 for Johnson, +2 for Stuart, +1 from any of three there so +4 total
- I have a -2 for the Cav. so nothing for McDowell+1 for Buell & +2 for the Fort so +3
- My roll first here
61 6/2/2019 7:42:00 AM Summer 1861 Confederate Message Campaign 2nd move.

Activate AoNV
1) -> Manassas, VA

Here, you may retreat, or stand. I'll turn it over to you to conduct the battle.
60 6/2/2019 7:41:00 AM Summer 1861 Confederate Message 0/1, USA Victory!

Price -1 = 2, retreats to Lebanon, KY
59 6/2/2019 7:41:00 AM Summer 1861 Confederate Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

1
4


Message from Confederate:
Small battle of Somerset, KY

1st die CSA: +2 for odds
2nd die USA: +0
58 6/2/2019 7:40:00 AM Summer 1861 Confederate Message 1*/1, CSA victory!
Price -1 =3

6) -> Somerset, KY (battle)
57 6/2/2019 7:40:00 AM Summer 1861 Confederate Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

4
4


Message from Confederate:
Small battle of Lebanon, KY

1st die CSA: +3 odds
2nd die USA: +0
56 6/2/2019 7:39:00 AM Summer 1861 Confederate 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 Confederate:
1st move:
Activate Price + 2 Sps in Columbus, OH
1) -> McKenzie, TN
2) -> Dover, TN (pu2, n4)
3) -> Clarksville, TN
4) -> Bowling Green, KY
5) -> Lebanon, KY (battle)

As you can't intercept, or evade, I'll conduct these battles..
55 5/31/2019 2:05:00 PM Summer 1861 Union Message - Finishing up movement
* Union moves US Strength, US Strength, Pope moves Louisville, KY -> Lebanon, KY *
* Union moves US Strength, Pope moves Lebanon, KY -> Somerset, KY *
* Union moves Pope moves Somerset, KY -> Lebanon, KY *
- Regards, Jeff
- Logfile written.
54 5/31/2019 8:05:00 AM Summer 1861 Confederate Message You may keep moving, if you like.
53 5/31/2019 8:05:00 AM Summer 1861 Confederate Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

5


Message from Confederate:
3*/2, Union Victory!

Pope -2 = 3
Beau -1 = 0, -> TT (unless I roll a '1')
52 5/31/2019 8:03:00 AM Summer 1861 Confederate Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

6
6


Message from Confederate:
No Luck..

medium battle of Louisville
1st die Union: +1 leader, +4 odds = +5
2nd die CSA: +1 for leader
51 5/31/2019 8:03:00 AM Summer 1861 Confederate Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

2


Message from Confederate:
Beau will try to avoid down to Lebanon
50 5/30/2019 10:55:00 AM Summer 1861 Union Play Strategy card as Operations #116: 2 / Confederate River Flotilla
Roll the die, if the result is greater than the Union Amphibious Assault modifier, reduce the Union Amphibious Assault modifier by one, other wise no effect. Remove from deck if event is played.

Message from Union:
- Let's activate Pope
* Jeff plays Confederate River Flotilla for 2 OPS
- Corps move
* Union moves US Strength, US Strength, US Strength, US Strength, US Strength, Pope moves Bloomington, IN -> Louisville, KY *
- Reaction?
- Regards, Jeff
- Logfile written.
49 5/30/2019 7:36:00 AM Summer 1861 Confederate Message AoNV n4
48 5/30/2019 7:36:00 AM Summer 1861 Confederate Play Strategy card as Event #87: 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:
1st move:
Beau + 1SP in Nashville, TN -> Bowling Green, KY -> Lebanon, KY -> Louisville, KY

2nd move:
Division Move: 1 SP in Weldon, NC -> AoNV (5 spaces)
47 5/29/2019 12:36:00 PM Summer 1861 Union Play Strategy card as Event #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 Union:
Jeff> - Amazing!!! :-)
- Okay need to rebuild!!!
* Jeff plays Emergency Call for Volunteers for event
* Union moves AoP SP moves Union Army Strengths Track - 4 -> Union Army Strengths Track - 6 *
* US Strength created in Baltimore, MD
- That's 3
* US Strength created in Annapolis, MD
* US Strength created in Frederick, MD
* Union moves US Strength moves Frederick, MD -> Frederick, MD *
- Regards, Jeff
- Logfile written.
46 5/29/2019 7:46:00 AM Summer 1861 Confederate Message Union Victory!

AoP -2 = 4, holds Manassas, VA
AoNV - 3 = 3, retreats to Wilderness, VA
45 5/29/2019 7:45:00 AM Summer 1861 Confederate Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

2
6


Message from Confederate:
Medium battle of Manassas, VA

1st die CSA: +4 for leaders
2nd die USA: +1 for leaders, +2 for fort = +3
44 5/28/2019 10:52:00 AM Summer 1861 Union Message Jeff> - No attempt to intercept.
- Roll away.
- Regards, Jeff
- Logfile written.
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

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