Today Sven and I went for the smaller version of the Battle of Monocacy respectively scenario 4 in MMP’s TO TAKE WASHINGTON ~ Jubal Early’s Summer 1864 Campaign. I played the Confederates and he took the Union defenders. Our main aim was to get into the rules and see how we would like the game. And off course to have a pleasant day with a friendly game.
Fully in flamed with the American Civil War or Second War of Indipendance as the Confederates referred to it, I have taken to approach the topic from different angles. The GCACW Series is one of my favoreds as one can estimate from my recent posts on this blog.
A different level of detail brings me to the Line of Battle series published by MMP. I got hold of the latest title To Take Washington that covers Jubal Early’s advance on Washington in September 1864. As the GBACW: Road to Gettysburg II also contains Rebells in the White House I now can play the campaing as well as the Battle of Monocacy itself.