The Battle of Pequone Pueblo (a small village in Spanish) ficticious battle set in Peninsular War
Rules: Age of Eagles (Napoleonic Fire & Fury)
Figures: Mostly Magister Militum
Table Size: 5Ft x 7ft
Looking North across the battlefield
The two forces of French and British stared across the valley at one another. Equally matched in size and firepower they began to draw their plans. The British took the initiative decided to march on the village, whilst defending the land between the hamlet and the large farmhouse & fields to the North.
The 95th Rifles secured the fields in the north
British heavy cavalry supporting the thin Red Line.
Finally a screen of Light Cavalry was thrown out to protect the southern flank.
It was the french turn...onward 'mes braves'. French Infantry storming the Village.
Legeres advancing towards the British Line
Supported by the French Heavy Cavalry
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Cavalry engagements broke out in the South with French and British light horse sparring for position...the British coming off best
The French continued to advance on the right flank...taking heavy casualties from the British Artillery.
And the columns pushed on into the Village
With the French cavalry decimated on the left wing...maybe the heavy Dragoons and Curassiers could do better....?
No they didn't. The Scots Greys and British Dragoons routed their french counterparts and broke into the French Infantry waiting behind....hastily squares were formed.
With the French Cavalry destroyed and the French Infantry pinned by fearsome artillery and the constant threat of mounted charges the French General ran up the colours and conceded visctory to the Allied General....Well done Mark..
A couple of other shots...
British Forces entering the village