Table B – Borovka – General Legrand’s French Division is ready to move out.
Map for Borovka table
Table BB – Bononi
Map for Table BB
Table JK – Jakubowo. All quiet… for now!
Map for Table JK – the light green is soft ground, impassable for cavalry and artillery, move penalty for Infantry moving off road.
Table O – Oboiarschina; Oh boy, I seen a French Division, in this case General Verdier.
Map for Table O
Table GA – – Gamezlov; the Game is on, as GM Mark looks on with pleasure. The white poker chip indicates the villages are under Russian control at present – important for future supply checks!
Map for Table GA
Table DR – Drissa; Multiple Russian commands are present at the start of the campaign, including Wittgenstein himself, Kazatchkowsky, Kakhoffski, Sazanov, and Prince Repnin’s Cavalry Reserve.
Map for Table DR
Table G – Golovitischa – French troops are pressing hard and fast North towards St Petersburg, along the main road.
Map for Table G
Table W – Wolonizi, along the road from Drissa to Polotsk; Kakhoffski’s command is seen marching East, while the Russian Advanced Guard under Kulnieff traverses from one table to the next.
Map for Table W
Table K – Katerinovo; Prince Repnin’s cavalry is pushing East towards Jakubowo.
Map for Table K
Table SP – Sebej (in the far North – continuing North off this table leads to St Petersburg!) Note the snowy terrain (even in summer…)
Map for Table SP
Table DI – Disna; Merle’s Division, which includes 4 units of Elite Swiss infantry (cleverly disguised as Danes here – hey, they both wore red coats!) is deployed in a broad defensive position, as Kulnieff’s Russians arrive on the scene from the North.
Map for Table DI
Table P = Polotsk; key French supply center; some troops are left to hold the toen against any surprise attck, and other await developments to see where they are needed most!
Map for Table P
Table S – Swolna; Where Kulnieff started, and lots of Russian troops moving both South and East.
Map for Table S
Table Y – Yakovtsy; along an alternate North to South route to Golovitchitsa.
Map for Table Y
General Sazanov and his Russians see plenty of French moving North will all haste.
French General Verdier and Russian Prince Repnin both arrive on the Jakubowo table at the same time; the terrain doesn’t favor the Prince’s all cavalry command.
General Legrand has his Division on the march Northward.
General Sazanov leaving Drissa.
Doumerc’s Cuirassiers heading towards Disna; he leaves behind one group at Gamzelov.
French on the move
General Kazatchkowsky, aka Snappy Nappy author Russ Lockwood, has his troops moving East through Katerinovo to support Prince Repnin’s cavalry at Jakubowo.
Russian troops, including C-in-C Wittgenstein, marching South through Wolinitizi, on their way towards Disna.
All quiet at Polotsk!
Only a few more Russian cavalry traveling thru the Swolna area.
A few Opolochenie garrisoning Drissa.
General Merle, at Disna, finds himself now facing off against first one, then two, and ultimately three Russian commands, all coming via different routes. The first major engagement of the campaign is under way! “Well one advantage of red uniforms is that they hide the bloodstains!”