Monday, November 30, 2009

Campaign Move 9

Campaign Diary
1600 to 2000 3 June 1813

French reinforcements on their way to the river Saale

The Russians broke off contact at Naumburg and withdrew along the road to Zeitz. It wasearly in the battle and there were no casualties on either side. The French are now in possession of Naumburg.

The French have also crossed the river Saale further south and occupied Gera.

Apart from the brief engagement at Naumburg, the Russians have not attempted to stop the French from crossing the river Saale.

At the end of 3 June Napoleon is well pleased with the progress he has made. He has established two bridgeheads over the river Saale and is well placed to continue his advance on Dresden.

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