10 June 1813 –
Southern Spain – Day 2
French attack the walled town of Manchita
the north 1st Spanish army retreat to Adjucen having lost the battle
of Santa Amalia
French army have occupied the town and are regrouping after the battle
guerrilla brigades have been active and have taken the town of Bargas.
the centre 14th French army have closed up to the border in order to
attack San Pedro
Spanish army are taking up defensive positions just west of the border.
the south 15th French army have attacked the walled town of Manchita
movement in the mountains is in column of march
armies are dispersed and will reach the battlefield throughout the day
French occupation of Santa Amalia has extended their lines of supply from
Bargas to Tomjos
has also left them open to attack by the Spanish guerrilla.
militia brigade has attacked the convoy carrying two days supplies from Bargas
skirmish is decided by rolling 1D6, which rolled a 3.
result caused the Spanish to withdraw without any casualties and the convoy to
deliver their supplies to Tomjos.
militia brigade attacked the town of Bargas, and were more successful.
rolled a 6, resulting in the capture of the town and the garrison withdrawing
having suffered 10% casualties.
also meant the loss of the two days supplies held there.
still it will disrupt the supply line from Toledo.
French army will have to take urgent action to reopen their lines of supply
the south the French have attacked Manchita
armies are widely dispersed and in difficult terrain
will cause delay is some corps reaching the scene of the fighting
will also mean that those corps will arrive on the table in column of march
It is only the second day of the campaign and already the French are suffering supply problems