This is a brief account of the end of our battle of Mars la Tour.
This was played a couple weeks back but I didn't get around to posting it until now. Some details have faded with time.
The situation at the end of the previous session was the Prussians had seized Vionville in the French right center and had long been in Mars la Tour on the French right. If the French could recapture one town the game would be a tie. If by some miracle they could recapture both they would have a victory. There were two turns left. Bill and Rick commanded the Prussians and I the French. Ken was away, watching the Royal Shakespeare Company.
I threw in an attack on Vionville and rushed another unit up behind in column. The attack failed and the column was left facing the Prussian garrison.
The score in our campaign so far: two ties (Spicheren and Froeschwiller), two German victories (Borny and Mars la Tour).