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Microbiggie15 Dec 2020 5:05 p.m. PST

I had a hankering to get my Fall foliage out for a game so came up with a AWI scenario for Sharp Practice. It was similar to the rescue scenario but was going to be turned around and was an attempt to capture a rebel leader by the Jagers.
This was another game played via texting with friends in the Atlanta area. Jess was the Jagers who were trying to grab a local reb commander and had a force of 30 Jagers. William opted to be the Rebels this time and he had 3 groups of militia and another 3 groups of rifle armed skirmishers. What Jess didn't know was that it was trap to give the annoying Crown raiders a bloody nose. I would arrive with 2 groups of light dragoons later in the game. Chris joined us later to take over for William. Sharp Practice rules and 15mm minis.
Link to the fickr AAR. Be sure to click on the pics for descriptions. link

Table view looking south by Mark Luther, on Flickr

Jagers getting hit from 2 sides by Mark Luther, on Flickr

Militia up to the stonewall by Mark Luther, on Flickr

Another shot of the dragoons by Mark Luther, on Flickr

Dragoons getting some fire from their rear by Mark Luther, on Flickr

Militia scatters by Mark Luther, on Flickr

Mark

historygamer16 Dec 2020 6:05 a.m. PST

Outstanding, as usual. :-) Thanks for sharing.

epturner Supporting Member of TMP16 Dec 2020 3:54 p.m. PST

Concur with HG.

Outstanding.

Eric

Durban Gamer17 Dec 2020 3:10 a.m. PST

As always, your terrain is magic. When I finish painting my big 15mm AWI collection, I plan to go through the 4 British Grenadier scenario books to figure out which battles can have the striking fall coloured trees in them!

historygamer17 Dec 2020 12:13 p.m. PST

Germantown is kind of iffy. When I did it, I placed a few changing trees on my game board, but early October in PA is still a ways for the leaves changing.

Freeman's farm and Bemis Heights come to mind. I think perhaps White Plans as well.

Beware the huge flaw in the BG scenario book for Freeman's Farm – no redoubts were built yet.

AICUSV22 Dec 2020 12:52 p.m. PST

Great looking game and this type of raiding game is something I'm getting into. Crooked Billet, Jenkin's Mill, Wissahickon are a few of the fights I'm looking into. They are many fights between militias and light troops.

winser5429 Dec 2020 10:57 a.m. PST

I really enjoy your reports. Thanks for posting.

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