First Battle of Bull Run 1861 AD
A RE-CREATION OF A BATTLE
THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR
| Fire and Fury
| Saturday 12pm,
repeated Sunday 12pm
| Jeff Williams
The first major
battle of the civil war was a shock to both sides. Green troops under the
command of inexperienced officers fought a battle marked by confusion and
ineptitude. The Union, expecting to crush the Confederates with a bold
outflanking manoeuvre, were shocked to find their men and officers fleeing
in a complete rout at the end of the day.
using the Fire & Fury system, has special rules to recreate the difficulties
faced by both sides in using amateur armies.
The battle will be run on
Saturday, and repeated on Sunday.
There will be five commands
available for players to try their hands at.
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