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05h. The Battle of Champion Hill (historical) - HPS/JTS Campaign Vicksburg

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05h. The Battle of Champion Hill (historical)

By Andrew Wagenhoffer
CSA 1 - 2 - 2 Union
Rating: 8.23 (4)
Games Played: 5
SM: 3
Turns: 30
Type: Custom
First Side: CSA
Second Side: Union
May 16th ,1863 (Historical) -- After capturing Jackson and driving Johnston's army away to the north toward Canton, the Army of the Tennessee turns on Pemberton and Vicksburg. Hoping to sever the rail connections with the rest of the Confedracy, Grant drives on Edwards Station. Pemberton, who is hoping to link up with Johnston, is caught on the move and hurriedly assembles a patchwork defense along Jackson Creek. The previously washed out Raymond Road bridge over Jackson Creek is being repaired in case retreat is necessary.
Player Voting Stats
Member Balance Enjoyment
Lars W's ProfileLars W Well Balanced 8
Al's ProfileAl Well Balanced 7
billk1's Profilebillk1 Well Balanced 9
Havoc's ProfileHavoc Moderately Pro Union 4
Gaming Records
1st Side Player 2nd Side Player Result Score
Union Belisarius's Profile Belisarius vs. Havoc Havoc's Profile CSA Union Major Win 42 6
Union billk1's Profile billk1 vs. earlecook earlecook's Profile CSA Draw 24 24
CSA Al's Profile Al vs. billk1 billk1's Profile Union CSA Minor Win 30 12
CSA Squigbaby's Profile Squigbaby vs. Jimmy Jimmy's Profile Union CSA Minor Loss 12 30
CSA Lars W's Profile Lars W vs. Jimmy Jimmy's Profile Union Draw 24 24
Lars W
A large map with few units.. And VP hexes maybe too far from the actual battlefield, which may cause players to detach units to hunut points far off from the battle scene.
Al
1st Lieutenant
Al
Could have gone either way.
billk1
The scenario is a good one for starters in the civil war series.
Havoc
Lieutenant General
Havoc Sun Sep 22, 2019 2:09 pm
Union stacked up to attack the Rebel left that has 700 vp's right on the edge of the forward positions. Poorly designed for balance.