Friday, March 26, 2010

Battle of Mattsee - Set Up

Transfer from Map to Wargames Table

Tactical Map - 1200 16 June 1813

Campaign Background

2 Austrian corps are in and around the town of Mattsee and have orders to hold the town

11 Bavarian corps have been ordered to advance north from Salzburg and attack the town of Mattsee.

The battle opens at 1200 16 June 1813

Wargames Table

Mattsee is the town in the centre

The centre road bottom to top is from Salzburg (bottom) to Branau (top)

The road from left to right is from Hochburg (left) to Franken (right)

The river on the right is the Salach

2 Austrian corps are deployed in and around Mattsee.

They have orders to hold the town, and must also hold the road to Franken which is their line of retreat..

11 Bavarian corps will enter the table on Salzburg road .

They have orders to take Mattsee, but retreat to Salzburg if this is not possible.

2 Austrian corps have orders to hold Mattsee, so they can not move forward of the Franken road without new orders.

There is one infantry brigade in each of the town sections, with the other two brigades in reserve. The foot artillery is limbered ready to deploy. The cavalry is also in reserve.

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