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Hello all, I'd like to share a moment with you while I was playing as Union at the Battle of Fredericksburg. I was on BG difficulty level and I was thinking of moving all my forces to the other side of the river to preserve them after a shameful defeat. I've played at second time and after each pull back one lonely Confederate artillery brigade always follows me to the other side and puts the fire on me. I thought it was a bug, after all Confederate was historically defending but after second time I investigated more. I'm not a civil war history expert but I watched animated map on
This is actually a really easy battle after you've learned how to exploit it. There are several bugs that seem to happen as a result of the phase changes. And Stuart's calvary gets trapped in the corner and destroyed way too easily. But the real reason I made this thread is because I wanted to share this screenshot with the only people who will appreciate it.
With this being the anniversary of Fredericksburg, I thought it appropriate to share some busting of the Sergeant Kirkland Myth. A myth that has a statue erected to it at Fredericksburg, MD. The following is reposted with permission from Michael Schaffner, a fellow historian and personal friend: The Legend of Sergeant Kirkland It may be I was not worthy to see either of the two apostles. But if so, since there were more than four hundred soldiers in our company, as well as Cortes himself and many other gentlemen, the miracle would have been dis