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 Forum: Mason Dixon Tavern   Topic: Historical CSA Artillery Tactics

Posted: Mon Nov 28, 2022 9:45 pm 

Replies: 13
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All good Paul.

So why not give the UA side the same flexibility?

 Forum: Mason Dixon Tavern   Topic: Historical CSA Artillery Tactics

Posted: Mon Nov 28, 2022 7:48 pm 

Replies: 13
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Gents! We are drifting off the point of my post which is whether the use of sections for CSA artillery and batteries for USA artillery is appropriate based on historical use of the guns by both sides. My contention is that battery travel and deployment on the battlefield was by batteries (and I reco...

 Forum: Mason Dixon Tavern   Topic: Historical CSA Artillery Tactics

Posted: Mon Nov 28, 2022 10:35 am 

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Ed and Paul I am with you about the different sizes of the batteries and the house rules which limit unlimbered guns in a hex to 6 or 8. My question relates to what appears to be a not uncommon aspect of the scenario design where the Reb guns appear in sections and the UA guns in batteries. In the H...

 Forum: Mason Dixon Tavern   Topic: Historical CSA Artillery Tactics

Posted: Sun Nov 27, 2022 7:36 pm 

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Gentlemen <salute>! A question for the historians among you. I am playing Antietam Scenario No. 60, Hagerstown. UA artillery in the game with but one exception is organized in batteries (4-6 guns each). CSA artillery is organized (?) in a veritable horde, with but a couple of exceptions, of 1 and 2 ...

 Forum: Mason Dixon Tavern   Topic: Heaven would be a local call from here

Posted: Thu Nov 24, 2022 7:54 am 

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Ashdoll Ren wrote:
How many years will it take before I can have a house and a wargame room of my own...


Ashdoll. This is tough question. The answer depends on whether you give up some amount of gaming time sufficient to enable you to get a job to earn the money to pay for the house. Always a very tough choice.

 Forum: Mason Dixon Tavern   Topic: Heaven would be a local call from here

Posted: Wed Nov 23, 2022 5:44 pm 

Replies: 13
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Love it Paul. "Kangaroos loose in the top paddock" will stick with me....
Thank you.

 Forum: Mason Dixon Tavern   Topic: Heaven would be a local call from here

Posted: Wed Nov 23, 2022 9:27 am 

Replies: 13
Views: 168


Ken:

Now that is some table!!

Steve

What is chockers?

 Forum: Wargame Design Studio (WDS) and John Tiller Software (JTS) Campaign Games   Topic: Looking for a Rebel opponent for a Corinth game

Posted: Tue Nov 22, 2022 5:18 pm 

Replies: 4
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Michael

If you itching for a game and want to get a maneuver fight underway while you wait, fire me an email. You know what my address is! Rebs must be out looking for prime road kill to serve up this Thursday....

 Forum: Mason Dixon Tavern   Topic: Promotion of Lt. General Jim Boling to General

Posted: Tue Nov 22, 2022 4:32 pm 

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Officers of the ACWGC <salute> On behalf of the Cabinet, it is my great pleasure to announce the promotion of my life-long friend and our hardworking colleague Lt. General Jim Boling to General. Jim joined the ACWGC in December of 2017, and has served the Club continuously since 2019 including as: •...

 Forum: Mason Dixon Tavern   Topic: Heaven would be a local call from here

Posted: Mon Nov 21, 2022 8:41 pm 

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The perfect board gamers cave. Mine was a 4x8 sheet of plywood set on sawhorses in the basement in the old days...
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 Forum: Mason Dixon Tavern   Topic: Election Notices - ACWGC President and CSA CoA

Posted: Fri Nov 18, 2022 10:54 am 

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ACWGC PRESIDENT The term of the ACWGC President’s position presently held by General Walt Dortch ends on December 27, 2022. The timeline for electing a new ACWGC President is as follows: Nominations: 29 Nov – 5 Dec 2022 Campaigning: 6 Dec - 19 Dec 2022 Voting: 20 Dec – 26 Dec 2022 Please note that ...

 Forum: Mason Dixon Tavern   Topic: First Award of the ACWGC Special Service Medal

Posted: Mon Nov 07, 2022 8:43 am 

Replies: 15
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Officers of the ACWGC <salute>! On behalf of the Cabinet, it is truly my privilege and a great pleasure to announce the first award of the ACWGC Special Service Medal to General Blake Strickler. This award was adopted by the Club Membership in February, 2022 to recognize: “exceptional execution of a...

 Forum: Mason Dixon Tavern   Topic: UA Promotions for October, 2022

Posted: Fri Nov 04, 2022 3:29 pm 

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Officers of the ACWGC, <salute> On behalf of the Cabinet it is my pleasure to announce the following UA promotions: Col. Mitchell Johnson to Brig Gen Col Johnson has met all requirements for this promotion. He is an active gamer and volunteered to take command of the XVII Corp and also stepped up as...

 Forum: Mason Dixon Tavern   Topic: General Dortch, General Hampel and the chickens

Posted: Tue Jul 19, 2022 12:46 pm 

Replies: 2
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Well to answer your question, there is dumb and there is dumber.....

 Forum: Mason Dixon Tavern   Topic: CSA Promotions July 2022

 Post subject: CSA Promotions July 2022
Posted: Tue Jul 19, 2022 12:43 pm 

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Gentlemen! It is my pleasure and privilege to announce the Cabinet's unanimous approval (and acclimation) of the following promotions: To Brigadier General: Col. John Kesson (343.090 OBD points) Col. Kesson has actively engaged on the field of battle. He has received the VMI Medal for Valor. Col. Ly...
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