Friday, September 23, 2011

Reich Duke gets a report of a Russo-Swedish battle

A view of the Russian Battle Line from the Swedish side.

A Swedish Infantry Brigade supported by the Swedish Dragoons.

Two Swedish Brigades and a battery form the center of the Swedish line.

Swedish Hussars and Heavy Horse skirt a village occupied by the Swedish Guard.

The Russians anchor their battle line on a village located on their far right flank.

The Swedish advance their line and prepare to attack the Russian held village.

Another view of the Swedish deploying for an all out assault on the Russians.

The Swedish Infantry have been able to push the Russians back have have entered the village.

Despite taking heavy casualties, the Swedish line is closing with the Russian center. Reich Duke Wilhelm is awaiting further dispatches to see the outcome of the Russo-Swedish battle.

Monday, September 12, 2011

Reich Duke Wilhelm withdraws from Naples

Reich Duke Wilhelm summons reserves to stem the Sicilian attack in the center.

Beerstein Infantry attack and overrun the Sicilian Heavy Battery.

The Sicilian Heavy Cavalry attack the Beerstein Loyal Pensioners and are repulsed.

On the Beerstein left flank, the Sicilian Grenadiers are victorious and can only be stopped by the valiant counter attack of Prince Wilhelm and the Holstein Leib Hussars.

On the Beerstein right flank, all efforts to drive off the Sicilian Infantry fail.

The situation is only stabilized by the presence of the Beeretein Cuirassiers.

An overview of the closing phase of the battle. Although the Sicilians were near their breaking point, the Beerstein army failed its morale test and withdrew. The Beerstein Cavalry were able to cover their infantry's retreat as the Sicilians were unable to follow up on their success.

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Battle for Naples part II

Two Beerstein Brigades make a mad dash to take an unoccupied Naples.

As the Sicilian right advance, the Beertsein cavalry retire behind their infantry.

A better view of the retiring Beerstein cavalry.

The Sicilian rigt flank are seen attempting to envelop the Beerstein left flank.

As the cavalry try to reform behind their infantry, the Beerstein Infantry form a hingle behind the Slitz Battery.

The Beerstein Infantry have occupied Naples and await an attack in their center. The conclusion of this near run battle will be seen in the next dispatch. By the way, all photos can be expanded twice to provide greater detail.