Thursday, May 10, 2012

Battle of Waterloo - Move 2

 Table at the start of move2

Top left – Cooke is moving forward to support Hougoumont
Top right – Picton waiting on the ridge, Clinton and Uxbridge in reserve
Bottom left – Vandamme and Reille are approaching Hougoumont woods
Bottom right – Drouot and d’Erlon in front with Kellerman and Pajol in reserve

 French Left

Vandamme, on the left, enter Hougoumont woods
Reille, on the right, approach La Haye Sainte
Pajol in reserve awaiting orders

 French Right

Drouot, with the Imperial Guard, is on the left nearest to the road
D’Erlon is on the right
Kellerman is in reserve with the heavy cavalry
Napoleon is moving towards Drouot

 British Left

The French are out of artillery range
Picton in on and behind the hill
Cole is in and behind La Haye Sainte
Uxbridge and the cavalry are moving forward between Picton and Cole

British Right

Cooke has moved forward off the ridge to support Hougoumont
Clinton is in reserve behind La Haye Sainte

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