105 Brandywine - Greene’s Rear Guard (11 September 1777)

Posted in Philadelphia Campaign (1777-1778)

Victory Results:
 57 %
Record a victory for BOTTOM ARMY  43 %
Total plays 7 - Last reported by mirkobruner on 2020-09-07 23:15:46

Historical Background

Sterling, Stephan and Sullivan divisions, on Washington’s right, could not hold against the steady attack of Cornwallis’ men. When ordered, Greene quickly moved and deployed his troops into line.,which allowed the shaken troops to pass through their ranks and rally. At the same time, Wayne and Armstrong were fighting a running withdrawal against Knyphausen’s attack. Although confident of victory at the start, Washington had been outwitted and under the cover of darkness the Continental Army retreated toward Chester.
The stage is set. The battle lines are drawn and you are in command. The rest is history?

 

Battle Notes

Continental Army
• Commander: Washington
• 5 Command Cards & 3 Combat Cards

British Army
• Commander: Howe
• 6 Command Cards & 5 Combat Cards
• Move First

Victory

7 Victory Banners

Special Rules

•No Opening Carronade.
•The Continental player gains 1 Permanent Withdraw Victory Banner for each Continental unit that exits the battlefield from the road hex on it’s baseline.
•The British player will gain 1 Temporary Section Clear Victory Banner at the start of the turn when the Continental player does not have at least one unit occupying a section of the battlefield.

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