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MG level CSA Campaign

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just wanted to share that i started a new campaign with the CSA, i am now playing it on Major General difficulty (not legend). Here are the battle result so far :)

I know these are a lot of pictures, but some of you might find it interesting. I tried to keep my losses at the minimum.

The Potomac Fort.jpg

Weapons Factory.jpg

1st Bull Run.jpg

1st Franklin.jpg

1st Winchester.jpg

2nd Bull Run.jpg

Antietam.jpg

Blackwater Heights.jpg

Cedar Mountain.jpg

Chantilly.jpg

Corinth.jpg

Cross Keys.jpg

Everettsville.jpg

Fredericksburg.jpg

Gaines Mill.jpg

Malvern Hill.jpg

Manassas Depot.jpg

Newport News.jpg

Port Republic.jpg

Prairie Grove.jpg

Shiloh.jpg

Stay Alert.jpg

Stones River.jpg

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there isnt space for Rio Hill but these are the statistics:

Union deployed around 10.000 troops and lost 2778, i deployed 20.000 and lost 1987.

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At the Battle of Washington now, need some serious help here. 
I face almost 100K Union troops in the assault ( not counting the counter-attack once i take the forts and city )
I have 45.000 men in my first corps, 18.000 second corps and 6000 third corps.

I have 13 batteries of 2 and 3 star artillery, 5 units of cavalry and the rest is infantry with almost all brigades around 2200-2300 size.
Now the question is, how to deploy and where to focus? I want to go for minimal losses and in order to do that i have to act fast..
Any help appreciated.. big difference here in terms of difficulty, BG was not that hard compared to this... I failed at my first try, lost almost 30.000 troops and still had to take Washington and the two forts around it.

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You should have enough men to do it. In the opening phase, i swung all my forces past the first fort and secured the Union entrenchments from below. Bleed them dry and wait for the moment you can flank the forts. Timing is everything, once you capture the center fort, the right is easy and then you can address the northern previously skipped while putting up a defensive line in the south where the union counter attacks. 

Force preservation is extremely important, I had a similar force on legendary...losing something along the lines of 30k taking the forts. With my remaining 35k it was relatively easy to hold  both the forts and Washinginton while entrenched. 

 

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1 hour ago, Sinjen said:

You should have enough men to do it. In the opening phase, i swung all my forces past the first fort and secured the Union entrenchments from below. Bleed them dry and wait for the moment you can flank the forts. Timing is everything, once you capture the center fort, the right is easy and then you can address the northern previously skipped while putting up a defensive line in the south where the union counter attacks. 

Force preservation is extremely important, I had a similar force on legendary...losing something along the lines of 30k taking the forts. With my remaining 35k it was relatively easy to hold  both the forts and Washinginton while entrenched. 

 

the problem is that on the defence phase of the mission i only have 3 brigades defending Washington and my other forces are defending the northern part. The Union easily ousted me from the top left fort and surrounded the main fort. The right smaller fort held out, don't even know how... and then Washington fell easily because i had only 3 brigades there left.. :( i have given up, started a MG campaign with the Union.

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