The Saxe-Jarlsberg border wars continue ... (a game using 40mm figures, and a tryout of the Sharpe Practice ruleset) ...
Saxe-Jarslberg has been using the bridge over the river Oudear at Regenstein in Hesse-Limburger's territory to enable its forces to make raids into the Wittenberg province of Upper Belgravia. Regenstein is an important trading route into the Imperium from the south-west.
Wittenberg has decided to take Regenstein to prevent the border raids by Saxe-Jarlsberg and to ensure 'the free passage of trade' into the Imperium.
The old fort at Regenstein, has a small garrison; recently arrived is a battalion of Hesse-Limburger regular troops. Some earthen ditches and ramparts have been constructed around the town, however the fort is the key to the defence of the town.
Not expecting any trouble the garrison is going to have a feast and a few drinks, which is currently being prepared behind the tavern ...
Captain Scharfe of the King's Jagers briefs his men on the attack plan, he has returned from a look at the towns defences (and has not changed back into his uniform, he is wearing a grey coat with red breaches and waistcoat). Further back troops from the Boritzy Freikorps get ready ...
Line-side buildings (2) ... mostly roofs
2 days ago