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Saturday, September 5, 2015

19 March 1813 - Central Germany - Gotha Campaign

Strategic Map

Having lost the Kassel campaign the Russian Army have retreated to Gera to regroup.  

On 18 March  they are ordered to move east and take Gotha.   They advance to the line Strassfurt-Erfurt-Arnstadt

The French Army have occupied Kassel, where they rest and reorganise.   On 18 March they are ordered to move west and take Gotha.   They advance to the line  Eisenach-Barchfeld-Meiningen

Tactical Map

These are the positions occupied by both armies at midnight on 19 March 1813

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