Austrian cavalry hold the right flank, protecting a small
Brigade of Hanoverian infantry and a Battery of 12ld guns.
The French have all their cavalry deployed on their left flank.
Two Brigades of Heavy Cavalry and one of Light.
"Follow Me!" To compensate for my inferiority in cavalry I
used this order quite a lot. I had mixed results I have to say!
Austrian Dragoons, Curassiers and Chasseurs surge forward
to halt the French attack.
The French advance on the Bridge supported by the Horse
Artillery on their left flank. The French cavalry seems reluctant
to advance to the attack!
Austrian infantry prepare to defend the Bridge as the French
advance on them. The Horse Artillery has deployed to support
the French attack.
Austrian Dragoons and Chasseurs surge past their Curassiers
and supporting Light Artillery.
The Austrian heavy guns are direted to fire in support of the
Hanoverian Infantry Brigade.
A view from the Austro-Hanoverian lines shows the ominous
numbers of French surging forward.
The Austrian infantry is under attach across the river and by
the Bridge. Time to show what they are made of!
Fighting is fierce around the bridge, with both sides having
After several gallant but indecisive charges and subsequent
melees, the Austrian cavalry is battered and weakened.
Despite a spirited and very gallant defence, numbers begin to
tell in the French's favour. The 8th cavalry move forward to
finish off their Austrian opposite number.
At the end of Turn 7 the French have two Broken Brigades,
but the Austrians have three. The French are over the bridge
and the Austrians cannot drive them back. Its all up for von
Bikkelberg I'm afraid, the Austrians concede the field to the