When we left off, Brig Gen Cuvier Grover was bringing his brigade to bare on the Confederate defenses on the Government Road. Fort Magruder blocks the way to Richmond and victory.
|Turn 8. Federal Initiative. General Anderson continues to watch in awe as the Union brigade bravely presses forward. His heart sinks as he watches the artillery rip holes in the enemy's line. This is a horrible way to die.|
|"Keep moving, Don't Stop. Keep going!"|
|Turn 9. Confederate Initiative. It is slow going for the Federals The infantry on both sides haven't fired yet.|
|"FIRE BY THE COMPANY....Commence Firing!"|
|"Fire by Rank.... Rear Rank, Ready.. Aim... FIRE..... Front Rank, Ready... Aim... FIRE!"|