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Barley Station. An ACW wargames scenario. From the games rules book. US CS. vs. States on Fire. Dinos Antoniadis , 1998 2 nd Edition 2002. The Union defend. = Command Ability. The Confederates attack. Confederate: +1 Attacking: +1. The battlefield. N. The Brook.

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Barley Station

  • An ACW wargames scenario


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From the games rules book

US CS

vs

States on Fire

Dinos Antoniadis, 1998 2nd Edition2002


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The Union defend

= Command Ability


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TheConfederates attack

Confederate: +1

Attacking: +1


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The battlefield

N

The Brook

North Turnpike

West Turnpike

Blackberry Hill

Barleytown

Barley Station

Wheat Fields

Central Road

Twin Hills

Sunken Road


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Blackberry Hill

CS HQ

Barley Station

US HQ


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Barley Station

  • Barley station is an important rail junction

  • The previous day, Barley Station was bombarded by the Union

  • The light Confederate forces defending it, were chased away

  • Now, it is held by the Federals, who want to put a foothold on Barleytown


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Blackberry Hill

  • Blackberry hill, is overlooking North Turnpike and the Brook crossing

  • It must be held by the Confederates at all costs

  • From up there, the Rebel artillery has a perfect command of the Wheat Fields, south of Barleytown


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  • The Federal 2nd Div 3d Brigade moves,

  • skirmishers deployed in front…

  • and …



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Alexander Chatz,

CS General

Dinos


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Van Mil, US General


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Skoulix

  • …the other Union General, has another cunning plan…

Gregorio “rattlesnake” Meracone


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  • Union 1st Division in columns of brigades approach Barleytown



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  • Union 1 leave the Central Road, deploy and advance rapidly…st Div, 1st (veteran) Brigade…


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The Union Artillery Reserve leave the Central Road, deploy and advance rapidly…

  • Was late to arrive, (entered the table on round 4)

  • is hindered by the rails and the tree rows of Central Road

  • as well as by the Green 2nd Div 2nd Brigade screening its front

  • and strives to find a decent place to deploy


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Confederate far right flank… leave the Central Road, deploy and advance rapidly…

  • Is threatened by the Union Cavalry

  • The Rebel ammunition Wagon…

  • …is attacked by Union scouts…

  • and …


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Is saved at the nick of the time… leave the Central Road, deploy and advance rapidly…

  • By the 2nd Div 2nd Brigade…

  • countermarching to cover the exposed right flank


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  • Union 1 leave the Central Road, deploy and advance rapidly…st Division…


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In the central sector… leave the Central Road, deploy and advance rapidly…


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Two Rebel artillery batteries… leave the Central Road, deploy and advance rapidly…

  • The Rebel Infantry…

  • ..manhandling in the Wheat Fields…


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We must press forward! leave the Central Road, deploy and advance rapidly…


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As the Union Artillery Reserve was late to arrive… leave the Central Road, deploy and advance rapidly…

  • We must hold Barley Station!


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  • Chaaarge!!! leave the Central Road, deploy and advance rapidly…


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At the Twin Hills… leave the Central Road, deploy and advance rapidly…

  • The Union is winning!

  • 2nd Div 1st (veteran) Brigade…

  • Aided by one Cavalry regiment…

  • climbing uphill…


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…releases deadly volleys… leave the Central Road, deploy and advance rapidly…

  • … annihilating two of the Rebel Cavalry Regiments!

  • (the Union General brought double sixes twice)

  • And forces the remaining two regiments…

  • To abandon the hill unhorsed…


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The Union reserve artillery leave the Central Road, deploy and advance rapidly…

  • Finally, find space to deploy their batteries…

  • …and are pounding the rebel positions


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…while the Union parrots do their deadly work… leave the Central Road, deploy and advance rapidly…

  • The green Brigade loses one regiment…

  • …their brigadier General is killed…

  • Low on morale, they retreat!


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A view from the Twin Hills leave the Central Road, deploy and advance rapidly…

  • As the remnants of the 2nd Div 2nd Green Brigade retreat…

  • …Rebel scouting cavalry plan to raid behind the Union lines


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  • As the Federals go downhill leave the Central Road, deploy and advance rapidly…

  • The Cavalry division falls back, behind the Sunken Road


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The fight around the Central road… leave the Central Road, deploy and advance rapidly…


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But, on their right… leave the Central Road, deploy and advance rapidly…

  • The Rebels are winning!


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  • At the Confederate right, 2 leave the Central Road, deploy and advance rapidly…nd Div 2nd and 3d Brigades, advance

  • The Union left crumbles and is pushed back to Barley Station

  • Follows a general advance of the Rebel artillery


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A winning draw for the South leave the Central Road, deploy and advance rapidly…

Scenario: Dinos Antoniadis

Figure collection: Alex & Vangelis Hatziplis

Basic terrain: Manolis “Great Worm” Skoulikas

Photos: Dinos Antoniadis, Vangelis Miliarakis

Guest star: Gregory Merakos

Realisation: Dinos