Thursday, 23 December 2021
Wednesday, 22 December 2021
In the village of Eisern some way into the Sackwald forest; the local witches queue up to get their licenses renewed ....
A small group of members of the Royal Society has gone to the outer edges of the Sackwald forest to investigate strange happenings and reports of talking animals. They started their investigations in a farm near the village of Esiern where they stopped to see if the some of a farmer's sheep actually did sing; the shepherd lined up the best four - after a few bleats and baahs, they sang quite beautifully
Ba ba ba ba Bar-ba-ra Ram Bar-ba-ra Ram
Ba ba ba Bar-ba-ra Ram Ba ba ba ba Bar-ba-ra Ram
and variations thereof in perfect harmony.
Monday, 13 December 2021
After the rearguard action by Monrovia at Standenplatz , their army had crossed back into Monrovian territory. The Fenwick army fatigued from their exertions, camped on their side of the river Oudear while the Duke considered whether to cross the river and make a strike into Monrovian territory. One of the Fenwick camps...
Tuesday, 7 December 2021
Thursday, 18 November 2021
The King has travelled to the Zinzendorf province to see for himself the current situation, inspect defences and review General Waldeback future plans and schemes to defend the province and keep the Begovians at bay.
The King (in blue), with his Field Marshal the Duke of Wittenbuffel (white/green facings) and his cousin von Tiddenheim (in yellow) are reviewing some troops...
Saturday, 13 November 2021
continued from the previous post ....
The Monrovian holding action at Venkheim at enabled them to setup a strong position to fight a rearguard action to enable the rest of the army to continue on across the river to Pinzendorf in Monrovian territory.
Fenwick forces were following up under the command of General von Kessing leading the advance guard with two flanking columns working their way through the light woods on either side of the road; the main body with the artillery followed.
The Monrovian rearguard deployed at Standenplatz, under the command of General Zeinite....
Sunday, 7 November 2021
Monrovia V Fenwick, the Bylandt incursion.... continuing from Battle of Lagerheim ...
Took a while to find my notes on the unit's status after the battle and work out the next scenarios, first in this post a holding action, to be followed by a full rearguard action and then ...
As the Monrovia army retreated from the battlefield of Lagerheim, their cavalry mostly intact were used to shield the infantry as they withdrew (some in big hurry). In order to give him some time to get some order into the army, the Monrovian commander Count Belladona instructs General Stricknein to block a pursuit by Fenwick with a brigade of dragoons and battalion of jagers at Venkheim.