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Saturday, April 30, 2016

17 April 1813 - Central Germany



Wittgenstein orders 3rd and 4th corps to rally at Barchfeld
1st corps holds their position to cover the rally
2nd corps ordered to retreat to Eisenach

Davout orders 6th and 14th corps to rally at Wittgenstein
2nd and 5th corps ordered to prepare to advance over the river Weser.

Thursday, April 28, 2016

17 April 1813 – North Germany



3rd Prussian corps compulsory retreat to Wolfenbuttel
Remainder of Prussian army prepare to retreat to Brunswick
They have abandoned their depot at Hildesheim and lost 2 days supplies
The Prussian army are now reduced to two depots to supply all four corps

13th Polish corps occupy Hildesheim and secure Prussian depot
French army resupply and prepare to attack Lehre
They have detached five brigades to garrison depots

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

16 April 1813 – Central Spain



Spanish Army await French advance
Guerrilla rest, recruit and resupply

French Army advance to pin enemy and prepare to attack Moncejon
Build up supplies in all depots