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66 2/22/2021 8:01:00 AM Fall 1861 Confederate Message AoNV (n10) continue its move
5) Frederick, overrun USA sp. Drop 1sp.
6) Ends move in Manassas (n9)
65 2/21/2021 6:51:00 PM Fall 1861 Union Message to DC
64 2/21/2021 5:26:00 PM Fall 1861 Confederate Message CSA win 5*/4, no leader lost.
USA: AoP (n1) retreats to Frederick or W-DC
CSA: AoNV (n10) enters in Manassas, 2MP left.

I’ll choose my move once USA decide where AoP retreats.

USA lost a large battle
USA SW: 117+ -5-3 -> 109-
CSA SW: 95- +3 +2 -> 100+
63 2/21/2021 5:18:00 PM Fall 1861 Confederate Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

6
4


Message from Confederate:
Check general casualties
1st die: CSA
2nd die: USA
62 2/21/2021 5:17:00 PM Fall 1861 Confederate Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

6
5


Message from Confederate:
Large size battle in Manassas (CSA 14sp, USA 6sp)
1st die: CSA, drm+5 (J.Johnston +1, Stuart +2, Smith +1, Stonewall brigade +1)
2nd die: USA, drm+1 (Buell +1)
61 2/21/2021 10:46:00 AM Fall 1861 Union Message failed, you can resolve battle
60 2/21/2021 10:45:00 AM Fall 1861 Union Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

3


Message from Union:
Attempt to intercept with AOP need 1
59 2/21/2021 10:39:00 AM Fall 1861 Union Message I missed that, you are correct
58 2/21/2021 10:31:00 AM Fall 1861 Confederate Message During move #41, I picked up Stuart brigade but I dropped 1 inf sp, so there was still 2sp in Richmond (1 inf sp + Stuart Brigade -> 2 inf sp).

Do you agree?
57 2/21/2021 9:58:00 AM Fall 1861 Union Message If you pick up unit in Richmond, I don't believe theree will be a unit left in Richmond.

Richmond
Starts with 1 SP
Message #8 Add 1 SP, n2
Message #19 Stuart Cavalry placed on board, 1 SP removed for creation, n1
56 2/20/2021 10:54:00 AM Fall 1861 Confederate Play Strategy card as Event #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 Confederate:
As event, move:
1sp from Memphis (n1)
1sp from Dover (n2)
1sp from Columbus-KY (n1)
2sp from Williamsburg (n0)
All to AoNV (n13)

Activate AoNV (n12), 1sp left in Hanover
1) Richmond, pickup 1sp (n13). Richmond (Pemberton +1sp +fort)
2) Hanover, pickup 1sp (n14). Hanover (n0)
3) Fredericksburg
4) Manassas

You have options, I let you resolve.
In case of battle, CSA will use max drm+5 (J.Johnston, Stuart, Beauregard, Stonewall brigade)
55 2/20/2021 3:53:00 AM Fall 1861 Union Play Strategy card as Operations #22: 3 / Josiah Gorgas, Chief of Ordnance
Confederate immediately receives three SPs in any friendly controlled space with a LOC,free of Union SPs and forts. No more than one SP per Confederate controlled state. No SPs may be placed in Pro-Union spaces.

Message from Union:
Activate McDowell with units

1- Stanton n1 drop 1 n5
2- Charlottesville n1 drop 1 n4
3- Lynchburg n1 drop 1 n3
4- Wytheville n1 drop 1 n2
5- Saltville n1 drop 1 n1
6 - Wytheville
7- Lynchburg
8- Charlottesville n2
54 2/20/2021 3:41:00 AM Fall 1861 Union Draw Strategy cards 6 cards drawn.

53 2/18/2021 3:59:00 PM Fall 1861 Confederate Message USA could start.
52 2/18/2021 3:56:00 PM Fall 1861 Confederate Draw Strategy cards 6 cards drawn.

51 2/18/2021 3:56:00 PM Summer 1861 Confederate End Turn
50 2/18/2021 3:55:00 PM Summer 1861 Confederate Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

2


Message from Confederate:
CSA general placement
1-3: Pemberton to Richmond, Van Dorn to AoNV
4-6: Pemberton to AoNV, Van Dorn to Richmond
49 2/18/2021 3:53:00 PM Summer 1861 Confederate Message You’re right, CSA SW was 95, I had not update my board correctly, sorry for that. I play to fast!
So finally:
USA SW: 107+ +10 -> 117+
CSA SW: 95-

CSA SM
1sp from Fort Fisher (n0) to AoNV (n3)
1sp from Fort Sumter (n0) to AoNV (n4)
1sp from Paducah (n0) to AoNV (n5)
1sp from Columbus-GA (n0) to AoNV (n6)
1sp from Sabince City (n0) to AoNV (n7)
1sp from Urbana (n1) to AoNV (n8)
1sp from Urbana (n0) to Dover (n3)
48 2/17/2021 5:40:00 PM Summer 1861 Union Message Banks in Bowling Green
Butler in Cairo
47 2/17/2021 5:39:00 PM Summer 1861 Union Die roll request Request: 999-sided die x 2

206
594


Message from Union:
Generals

Banks first,
Butler

Highest roll to Cairo
Other to Bowling Green
46 2/17/2021 5:37:00 PM Summer 1861 Union Message Union SM
1- 1SP Lexington n0 to Bowling Green n3
2- 1SP Louisville n0 to Bowling Green n4
3- 1SP Frankfort n0 to Bowling Green n5
4- 1SP Lebanon n0 to Bowling Green n6
5- 1SP Greenville n0 to AOP n9
6- 1SP New Madrid n0 to AOP n10
7- 1SP Somerset n0 to AOP n11
8-10- 3SP AOP n8 to Strassburg n6
11-12- 2SP AOP n6 to Cairo n4




45 2/17/2021 5:30:00 PM Summer 1861 Union Message I show Confederate SW at 95, reduced when you created AoNV
44 2/17/2021 4:02:00 PM Summer 1861 Confederate Message Political control phase – step 1
USA
Lexington, Frankfurt, Louisville, Lebanon, Somerset, Bowling Green, New Madrid, Greenville

CSA
Fort Monroe

Political control phase – step 2
USA
KY switch to USA

CSA
None

USA SW: 107+ +10 -> 117+
CSA SW: 100+

Attrition phase
USA
AoP 10->8
Strasburg 4->3
Cairo 3->2

CSA
None

If you agree, USA could start SM (no reinforcement this turn).
43 2/17/2021 1:10:00 PM Summer 1861 Confederate Message CSA win 1*/1, no leader lost.
USA: Butler sent to TT
CSA: AoNV enters in Fort Monroe. Drop 1sp and continue its move (n2)
4) Williamsburg, pickup 2sp (n4). Williamsburg (n2)
5) Urbanna, drop 2sp (n2)
6) Ends move in Hanover (n2)
42 2/17/2021 1:07:00 PM Summer 1861 Confederate Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

3
5


Message from Confederate:
Small size battle in Fort Monroe (CSA 4sp, USA 1sp)
USA, drm+2, no die roll needed

1st die: CSA, drm +8 (J.Johnston +1, Stuart +2, Beauregard +1, Stonewall brigade +1, Ratio force +3)


2nd die: if CSA roll a 10 or more, check if Butler could die.
41 2/17/2021 1:05:00 PM Summer 1861 Confederate 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 Confederate:
Activate AoNV (n8)
1) Richmond, pickup Beauregard and Stuart brigade. Drop 1sp.
2) Wiliamsburg, drop 4sp. AoNV (n4)
3) Fort Monroe.
40 2/17/2021 8:12:00 AM Summer 1861 Union Play Strategy card as Operations #128: 3 / Union Naval Supply Shortage
The Union blockade level is decreased by one. Remove from deck if event is played.

Message from Union:
Activate Halleck and 6
1- Louisville drop 1 n5
2- Frankfort drop 1 n4
3- Lexington
4- Somerset drop 1 n3
5- Lebanon drop 1 n2
6- Bowling Green end with 2
39 2/16/2021 12:59:00 PM Summer 1861 Confederate Play Strategy card as Event #35: 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:
As event, add Stonewall brigade to AoNV.
38 2/15/2021 7:09:00 PM Summer 1861 Union 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 Union:
Move 1 unit from Cincinnati to Lexington
37 2/15/2021 10:20:00 AM Summer 1861 Confederate Play Strategy card as Operations #54: 1 / CSS Virginia
Confederate may place one Ironclad in a controlled port or coastal fort space.

Message from Confederate:
Move 1sp from Corinth(n0) to Dover(n2)
36 2/14/2021 6:56:00 PM Summer 1861 Union Message no change
35 2/14/2021 2:24:00 PM Summer 1861 Confederate Message Banks could not do a naval retreat to Cairo or a USA port because of CSA fort in Columbus-KY and Fort P/J (rule 7.62)
When Banks retreats to a CSA space, he lose 1 more sp, so Banks is sent to TT.

Does it change your last move?
34 2/14/2021 12:41:00 PM Summer 1861 Union Play Strategy card as Operations #46: 1 / Pro Union Secessionist in Tennessee
Union receives two PC markers in any Pro-Union space in Tennessee free of Confederate SPs and forts.

Message from Union:
Place PC in Falmouth KY
33 2/14/2021 12:39:00 PM Summer 1861 Union Message 2-1 Confederate win, Banks and 1 retreat to Grand Jct
32 2/14/2021 12:37:00 PM Summer 1861 Union Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

6
1


Message from Union:
Memphis Medium Battle
Confederate first +1L+2OOS=+3
Union +0

31 2/14/2021 12:00:00 PM Summer 1861 Confederate Play Strategy card as Operations #61: 3 / Ship Island/Key West
Union Blockade Level is increased by one. In addition, if Fort Philip/Jackson does not contain a CSA SP place a friendly PC marker in that space.

Message from Confederate:
Activate A.Johnston (n1), 1sp left in Lebanon
1) Louisville, pickup Polk and 1sp (n2). Louisville (n0)
2) Lebanon, pickup 1sp (n3). Lebanon (n0)
3) Bowling Green
4) Clarksville
5) Dover
6) McKenzie
7) Humboldt
8) Memphis

I let you resolve.
30 2/14/2021 10:41:00 AM Summer 1861 Union 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 Union:
Activate 2SP in Ironton, leaving Fremont and 1

1-Greenville, drop 1
2-New Madrid end with 1
29 2/13/2021 9:05:00 AM Summer 1861 Confederate Play Strategy card as Operations #129: 2 / USS Cairo Hits Mine and Sinks
Reduce Union Amphibious Assault modifier by 1. Remove from deck if event is played.

Message from Confederate:
Create AoNV(n8) in Hanover
Commanding general: J.Johnston
2nd in command: Smith

A.Johnston is upset.
USA SW: 107+
CSA SW: 100+ -2 -3 -> 95-
28 2/13/2021 6:04:00 AM Summer 1861 Union Message Should be 3 left in Cairo
27 2/13/2021 6:03:00 AM Summer 1861 Union Message successful with porter +2
26 2/13/2021 6:02:00 AM Summer 1861 Union Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

2


Message from Union:
Columbus running the guns
25 2/13/2021 6:02:00 AM Summer 1861 Union Play Strategy card as Event #58: 2 / Admiral Porter
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 Union:
Banks and 3, Cairo n2 naval move to Memphis, running the guns at Columbus
24 2/13/2021 5:46:00 AM Summer 1861 Union Draw Strategy cards 5 cards drawn.

23 2/12/2021 5:24:00 PM Summer 1861 Confederate Message I wrote my reinforcement and my SM but only copy-past my SM… My bad.

CSA reinforcement
9 States
VA: Hanover (n3)
GA: Columbus (n1)
NC: Fort Fisher (n1)
SC: Marion (n1)
MS:Corinth (n1)
AL: Decatur (n1)
TN: Dover (n1)
LA: New Orleans (n1)
FL: Fort Gadson (n1)

4 blockade ports
Sabine City (n1)
Columbus-GA (n2)
Charleston (n1)
Wilmington (n1)

USA could start.
22 2/12/2021 7:57:00 AM Summer 1861 Union Message You didn't post your reinforcements
21 2/11/2021 12:55:00 PM Summer 1861 Confederate Draw Strategy cards 5 cards drawn.

20 2/11/2021 12:54:00 PM Spring 1861 Confederate End Turn
19 2/11/2021 12:53:00 PM Spring 1861 Confederate Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

3


Message from Confederate:
CSA general placement
Stuart to Richmond

1-3: Bragg to Wilmington, Smith to Hanover
4-6: Bragg to Hanover, Smith to Wilmington
18 2/11/2021 12:50:00 PM Spring 1861 Confederate Message CSA SM
1sp from Mobile (n0) to Hanover (n4)
1sp from Columbus-GA (n1) to Hanover (n5)
1sp from Charleston (n0) to Hanover (n6)
1sp from Marion (n0) to Hanover (n7)
1sp from Decatur (n0) to Hanover (n8)
1sp from New-Orleans (n0) to Columbus-KY (n2)
1sp from Bowling Green (n0) to Lebanon (n2)
17 2/11/2021 11:07:00 AM Spring 1861 Union Message AOP Buell and Pope
Cairo Banks
Bloomington Halleck
Cincinnati Rosencrans
Strasburg McClellan
Washington Burnside

16 2/11/2021 11:04:00 AM Spring 1861 Union Die roll request Request: 999-sided die x 7

983
27
117
632
415
15
559


Message from Union:
US Generals
Rolls in following order
Banks
Buell
Burnside
Halleck
McClellan
Pope
Rosencrans

From Highest to Lowest in
Cairo
Bloomington
Cincinnati
Strasburg
Washington
Manassas AOP
Manassas AOP

15 2/11/2021 11:00:00 AM Spring 1861 Union Message US Reinforcements
Washington DC 8 n8
Bloomington 6 n6
Cairo 4 n4

SM
1 Springfield n0 to Cairo n5
1 Indianapolis n0 to Cairo n6
1 Weston n0 to Manassas AOP n5
1 Franklin n0 to Manassas AOP n6
1 Columbus n0 to Cincinatti n2
2 Harper's Ferry n0 to Strasburg n2
2 Washington to n6 to Strassburg n4
4 Washington n2 to Manassas AOP n10
1 Jefferson City n0 to Ironton n2
1 Rolla n0 to Ironton n3

Over to confederates for reinforcements


14 2/11/2021 10:46:00 AM Spring 1861 Union Message Only other thing I see is Jefferson City should also get USA PC
13 2/10/2021 12:35:00 PM Spring 1861 Confederate Message Political control phase – step 1
USA
Rolla, Ironton, Weston, Franklin

CSA
Louisville, Lebanon, Bowling Green, Paducah

Political control phase – step 2
USA
WV switch to Union

CSA
None

USA SW: 100- +5 +2-> 107+
CSA SW: 100+

Attrition phase
USA
AoP 5->4

CSA
None

If you agree, USA could start reinforcement.
12 2/10/2021 12:30:00 PM Spring 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:
As event.
1st activation: Price (n1), no sp left in Fayetteville
1-7) Paducah, drop 1sp (n0)
8) Ends move in Dover

2nd activation: Polk (n1), no sp left in Memphis
1-3) Dover, pickup 1sp (n2). Dover (empty fort + Price)
4-5) Nashville, pickup A.Johnston and 1sp (n3). Nashville (empty)
6) Bowling Green, drop 1sp (n2)
7) Lebanon, drop A.Johsnton and 1sp (n1)
8) Ends move in Louisville (n1)
11 2/10/2021 6:37:00 AM Spring 1861 Union 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 Union:
Activate Fremont with 2
1) move to Jefferson City, drop 1, n1
2) move to Rolla, drop 1, n0
3) move to Ironton
4) move to Cairo, pick up 1, n1

Activate AOP with 5
1) move to Manassas
2) convert Manassas
3) move to Strasburg
4) convert Strasburg
5) move back to Manassas

Activate 2SP in Pittsburgh
1) Move to Uniontown
2) move to Grafton
3) move to Weston, drop 1, n1
4) move to Grafton
5) end in Franklin

5) move to Ironton


10 2/8/2021 12:17:00 PM Spring 1861 Confederate Play Strategy card as Operations #126: 1 / Valley Devastation
If Union infantry SPs occupy all three Shenandoah Valley spaces the Union player places a destroyed Resource marker in all Shenandoah Valley spaces. These destroyed Resource markers cannot be removed and prevent the Confederate player from using the Shenandoah valley as a supply source for the remainder of the game. Remove from deck if event is played.

Message from Confederate:
Add 1 PC in Somerset.
9 2/8/2021 11:28:00 AM Spring 1861 Union Play Strategy card as Operations #97: 1 / Davis Tours the South
Increase Confederate SW by 3.

Message from Union:
PC
Charleston WVV
8 2/7/2021 5:06:00 PM Spring 1861 Confederate Play Strategy card as Operations #25: 1 / Confederate Railroad Degradation
The Union player may randomly remove one strategy card from the Confederate hand, which is discarded.

Message from Confederate:
Riverine movement, 1sp from Little Rock (n0) to Fort Philip-Jackson (n1).
7 2/7/2021 4:35:00 PM Spring 1861 Union 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 Union:
PC
Wheeling WV
Grafton WV
Parkersburg WV
6 2/7/2021 12:02:00 PM Spring 1861 Confederate Play Strategy card as Operations #114: 3 / Frederick Douglas
Union immediately receives five SPs for raising freemen Negro troops. The SPs can be placed in any single Union controlled space with a LOC in NJ, DE, PA or the space that contains the Union capital that does not contain Confederate SPs or forts. Remove from deck if event is played.

Message from Confederate:
Activate J.Johnston (n1), no sp left in Winchester
1) Strasburg
2) Manassas, pickup Beauregard and 2sp (n3). Manassas (n0)
3) Fredericksburg
4) Hanover
5) Richmond, drop Beauregard and 1sp (n2). Richmond (Beauregard + 2sp)
6) Ends move in Hanover (n2)
5 2/7/2021 11:30:00 AM Spring 1861 Union Play Strategy card as Event #5: 1 / Dysentery
The person playing the card may remove one enemy SP from any space that contains more than one SP.

Message from Union:
Remove SP from Manassas
4 2/7/2021 11:28:00 AM Spring 1861 Union Draw Strategy cards 4 cards drawn.

3 2/6/2021 12:33:00 PM Spring 1861 Confederate Message hello Ken, I hope the covid is behind you now and that you're going better.

Union could start.

Regards, Thomas
2 2/6/2021 12:32:00 PM Spring 1861 Confederate Draw Strategy cards 4 cards drawn.

1 2/6/2021 7:22:00 AM Spring 1861 Moderator Message Have a good game
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Pools were randomly set up here :
http://acts.warhorsesim.com/dynamic/journal.asp?id=79303

The pools are here :
https://ftp-tournament.wixsite.com/forthepeople/pools

This game must be finished to May, 14th.

The winner : please report results as follows to me (used the email on the website) at the end:
- the winner;
- the side who wins;
- the turn the game ended;
- Union and CSA SW
- Conditions of victory described by the rules (17.2 and 17.3) are met : Y/N
- which one : 17.21 , 17.22 , 17.3
- Resigning before condition 17.2 and 17.3 are met or adjudication for time : Y/N


Remember Each players will gain some points :
3 for victory,
1 for defeat with a condition described by the rules (17.2x and 17.3),
0 for resigning before condition 17.2 and 17.3 are met or adjudication for time.

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