Union Victory conditions: 3VP's for getting 2 or more non-worn brigades behind the knoll for 2 turns, and 1VP for causing "Heavy Casualties" to the Rebels (36 of 104 total stands) and 1VP for causing greater number of casualties than Rebels.
Rebel Victory conditions: Prevent the Union from reaching behind the knoll, and 1VP for causing "Heavy Casualties" to the Union (40 of 148 total stands) and 1VP for causing greater number of casualties than Rebels.
Stagg’s Cavalry; Gen’l Stagg(poor)
7th 10/9/7(crack) (RC)
Battery A: Sec. 1: (green) 2LR, 1 HS Sec. 2: (green) 2LR, 1 HS
Battery B: Sec. 1: (Trained) 2HS, 1 LR Sec. 2: (Crack) 2HS, 1 LR
Reinforcements. Arrive Turn 1 at Position D (note a discrepancy here in the report!
Truex’s Bde: (All RM) Col Truex(able)
14thNJ 12/10/8(green) 10th VT 12/9/6(veteran) 6th MD 16/13/10(green)
CONFEDERATE ORDER OF BATTLE
Corps Commander: Gen’l Kershaw (Gallant)
DeBose’s Bde: Gen’l DeBose (Gallant)
26th GA(Vet) 10/8/5(SM) 18th GA(Trained) 10/8/5(SM) 23rd GA(Trained) 8/6/4(RM)
Fitzgerald’s Bde: Gen’l Fitzgerald (poor)
13th MS(Trained) 12/9/6(SM) 17th MS(Trained) 8/6/4((RM) 18th MS(Trained) 8/6/5(RM)
Lee’s Cavalry: Gen’l Custis Lee(poor)
Trained 10/8/5 (SG) Trained 10/8/5(pistols)
Reinforcements: Arrive turn 2 at extreme right behind Confederate lines.
Sims’s Bde: Gen’l Sims (able)
10th GA(Crack) 12/8/5(SM) 50th GA(Crack) 12/8/5 (SM) 51st GA( Green) 12/10/8(SM)
Btry A: Sec.1 (crack) 2LR Sec2 (green) 1LR, 1HS
Btry B: Sec. 1 (trained) 2LR Sec. 2 (Veteran) 2LR
The Union started off on the wrong foot! Having misunderstood the Union reinforcement entry point as point “E”, not point “D”, Dick Bryant planned a different approach than what had to actually occurred . Once that was corrected, some catching up had to be done (blue arrows of Map 1).
|MAP 1 UNION PLAN|
|THE REBEL FORTIFIED KNOLL|
|MAP 2 ACTUAL MOVES|
|UNION RIGHT FLANK - TURN 5|
|UNION ADVANCES TOWARD THE REBEL CENTER|
|UNION LEFT: TOP REBEL REINFORCEMENTS ENTER. RIGHT: TRUEX MARCHES TOWARDS HIS|