jjy on 21 Mar 2003 15:35:01 -0000

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Re: [eia] cossacks

I think the purpose of forcing that cossack to retreat was to unblock that 
space for supply purposes.  That was the effect, anyway.


Quoting Kyle H <menexenus@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:

>     I don't know about everyone else, but I had forgotten how cossacks work
> when they are by themselves.  So, as a public service, I figured I'd remind
> everyone (including myself). says that cossacks always get to
> retreat automatically unless the attacking force has a cavalry corps with
> them.  And then they still have a 2/3 chance of retreating.
>     So the moral of the story is:  there's not much point in trying to hunt
> them down, because they will almost always get away from you.
> kdh
>   ----- Original Message ----- 
>   From: Michael Gorman 
>   To: eia@xxxxxxxxx 
>   Sent: Thursday, March 20, 2003 8:32 PM
>   Subject: Re: [eia] New Prussian land orders-Aug. 1805
>   At 06:08 PM 3/20/2003 -0800, you wrote:
>     Depots Created- Danzig   $1
>     Depots Destroyed- Posen
>     French corps B-L to east of W. Galicia  f/a
>     I corps in Minsk beseiges the city    $2
>     I corps in Warsaw moves to east of  W. Galicia   $1
>     I corps in Warsaw moves to east of  W. Galicia      $1
>     I corps in B-L moves east of W Galicia (w/ Hohenloe)  $1
>     I corps in B-L holds (w/ Brunswick)   f/a
>     I corps in Minsk moves to Grodno  $1
>     Saxon corps in Warsaw drops two garrisons and moves to 
>                 Lithuania and engages cossacks there   $1
>      P.S.  I'm really sorry about the delay guys, but I've been putting in 15
> hour days this last week and just havn't devoted the time to writing up my
> new orders.            
>   The cossack retreats to Vilna.  The siege will require a siege roll.
>   Mike

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