Monday, February 15, 2010

Second Battle of Naumburg

Move 1

0800 to 0900 6 June 1813

Top left - 1 French corps in Naumburg
Centre left - French cavalry reserve
Bottom centre - 3 French corps marching to Naumburg
Bottom centre - Napoleon with 3 corps on hill

Top right - 3 Russian corps moving through pass towards Naumburg
Centre left - 4 Russian corps moving toweards Naumburg
Centre left - Kutuzov with 4 corps

Move Sequence
2 Russian corps fail to arrive because 3 corps are blocking the road through the pass
French cavalry reserve on Hold orders, no movement.
3 French corps move towards town, cavalry to edge of hill and spot 4 Russian corps.
Napoleon moves to cavalry reserve and orders “Move towards 4 Russian corps”.
Napoleon moves to 3 French corps and orders “Move towards 4 Russian corps”.
4 Russian corps sight French cavalry on hill and change orders to “Halt”
1 French corps move cavalry forward to edge of Naumburg and form line
Poor Card
14 Westphalian corps miss move due to Poor Card
Kutuzov move to 4 Russian corps and orders “Hold”

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