Friday, May 18, 2012

Battle of Waterloo - Move 10

Table at the start of move 10

Top left – Clinton moves his corps to left of cross roads
Top right – French skirmish with highlanders on ridge
Bottom left –Vandamme ready to advance in Hougoumont woods
Bottom right – Guard infantry in position to protect d’Erlon’s flank

French Left

French light cavalry rally behind infantry
Reille occupies La Haye Sainte and moves to attack Hougoumont
Vandamme advances through woods to attack Hougoumont

French Right

D’Erlon moves forward to exchange volley fire with highlanders on the ridge
Napoleon has joined guard to order them to advance and attack British centre

British Left
Picton moves up his reserve to support his shaken highlanders on the ridge
British 4th hussars rout due to artillery fire
Wellington orders Uxbridge to withdraw the cavalry out of artillery range

British Right
Hougoumont is under attack again
Cole moves his corps back to the left of the cross roads
Clinton moves his corps back to the right of the cross roads

Skirmish and volley fire are covered by Wargame rules 11 and 12

Wargame rules can be found at

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