Having been out this morning trying to patch up the fences until I can replace them after Christmas I decided to play a C&C scenario while my wife was busy cooking and preparing for the family Christmas invasion tomorrow. The scenario I chose was 'Crossing The Douro River' as it looked an interesting challenge for the Anglo Portuguese army. Here's the set up map and notes.
Crossing the Douro River - 12 May 1809
I will try this scenario again some time and try different tactics. The raft bridge on the British right could possibly have been better used to get troops across the River more quickly in an attempt to flank the French left before attacking into the centre.
A convincing victory for Soult - the game ended 5/2.
|Set up position.|
|This was a strong move - I just marked all ordered French units with a dice while I popped in the kitchen for a drink|
|5 VP's to the French and the British have been forced back across the Douro.|