Another refight today, Quatre Bras.
In this battle the inferior troops of the Duke of Orange must hold against the superior forces of Ney while Wellington comes up with the rest of the army.
Ney'll also recieve some reinforcements: cuirassiers and infantry.
The initial (and scant!) british forces garrisoning the village of Pireaumont
Ney & friends
Picton comes in with infantry, cavalry and the guns
Wellington also shows up coming from his meeting with Blücher
The light dragoons dashed trough the forest
The french division of Jerome Napoleon bolster the french
Long range artillery duel while no one advances, more british coming in
Kellerman's cuirassiers join the battle charging at the dragoons
The french infantry form in line
While the chasseurs à cheval march across Pireaumont, losing some men to the defenders's muskets
The cuirassiers smashed the lighter horse
In prevision of the coming onslaught the british formed squares
The british guns killed some french with roundshot
The chasseurs come too close to several british units and are routed by the massed volley
The british present a musket line to the cuirassiers who'll withdraw
21:00 the battle ends as the sun sets.
With one cavalry division down in both sides the battle is a tie, most disapointng!