Saturday, 11 March 2017
Breed's Hill, initial moves
I thought I'd actually test out the game today so played through about 10 turns which allowed for the grenadiers and light infantry to have their initial assaults repulsed.
The British deploy:
After moving out they look far more stretched:
After 10 turns the light infantry have taken huge losses on the beach and the grenadiers aren't faring much better:
The grenadiers falling back to regroup:
Stark's New Hampshire regiments look on:
Skirmishers in Charlestown keep the British left flank tied-down.
Pigot moved three battalions up towards the redoubt and breastwork:
A "miniaturised" view of the defenders:
That's all of the action for now.
Having done more research into this battle and created the scenery with as much care as I can, the end result is a much more interesting scenario than my previous experiences with "Bunker Hill" on the tabletop.