019 Quatre Bras - Ligny v1 - HPS/JTS Campaign Waterloo
019 Quatre Bras - Ligny v1By Charlie Cutshall
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The combined Battles of Quatres Bras & Ligny - d'Erlon May Fight - June 16, 1815 - D'Erlon's entire I Corps has a variable chance of releasing. - Napoleon has decided to make his main attack against Blucher and his Prussians positioned around Ligny. The Prussians have massed three of their four korps around the village. Bulow's IV Korps is still a march away and will not be a factor. Napoleon has assembled two corps reinforced with a division for the initial assault on Ligny. He has the Guard and the VI Corps in reserve. Marshal Ney has been detached and given a wing consisting essentially of the II Corps and cavalry to take the vital crossroads at Quatres Bras. Ney believes he has been promised the I Corps. His opposition at Quatres Bras does not look numerous, but Ney is mindful of Wellington's preferred tactic of placing most of his army on the reverse slope. Ney is unsure how strong Wellington's force is.