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North & South: First Manassas / Training map.
« on: April 14, 2016, 04:40:27 am »
Does anyone have any training maps? Preferably with a working shooting range.

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Muster Roll
Officers
Captain Casterline
First Lieutenant

Enlisted
NCO's
Regimental Sergeant Major
Sergeant Lavin
Corporal Hypoxia
Corporal Shlomo
Privates
Roger
BaronSMASH
Daryl
Mort
Ray
Wyatt
Cleetus
Jebediah
Tatreau
SJMarriott
Elliatio
XYZ
CzarCzar
ToxicAxid
Picaso
Lazer
Thom

Cooking Staff

Chef Aase
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Ranks
Captain
First Lieutenant
Second Lieutenant
Sergeant Major
First Sergeant
Sergeant
Corporal
Private
Volunteer

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Contact Info
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History

Quote
Houston Tri-Weekly Telegraph
Dispatches from the front

Quote
“They always take the Texans to the hottest part of the field.”
H. Watters Berryman of Co I, 1st Tex in a letter to his mother*

The fierce reputation of the 1st Texas Infantry, is judgement passed by actions upon the field and familiar to the reader.  I aim to provide multifold illumination of this ragged assembly of warriors.  Hailing from East Texas, these men survive on the edge of civilization.  Good on horse, familiar with the gun and relatively malevolent.  Beyond their homesteads the Comanche and other india tribes still roam free, warlike tribes who live by raiding and existing no concept of mercy for man woman or child, whether fighting each other or the white man.  It is altogether the environment one expects to create the fearless, rugged, men of the 1st Texas.  Used as spies, scouts and commonly sharpshooters, these Texans do things their way, and in recent ation "operated beyond and independently of the regular pickets, and soon became a terror to the enemy." (Rev. Davis, discussing actions before Seven Pines)**

Quote
“I never saw such pretty country or an old one in my life,…splendid crops have been raised in this part of Maryland and everything good to eat.”  H. Watters Berryman of Co I 1st Texas describes Maryland*

A ragged, underfed, poorly supplied bunch, they are habitually cited for lack of shoes during formal reviews by commanding officers.  Along with it's fellow Texas Brigade regiments, it suffers noteriety for it's discipline off the battlefield.  This lack of discipline vex the generals and blunders them into trouble, but even then they often came out ahead, such as the rout of Union occupiers in the "Roasting Ears Fight" of August 23, 1862, during the lead up to 2nd Manassas.  All starting when "a number of the brigade entered the cornfield (against Lee's explicit order against foraging) to secure breakfast. Unknown to the Texans, a large Federal scouting party from Gen. Franz Sigel's Federal Division had camped on the northern edge of the same cornfield. The inevitable encounter between the opposing forces in the middle of the cornfield resulted in fist fighting, wrestling, and volleys of roasting ears. Outnumbered, the Federals soon withdrew, leaving the Texans in sole possession of the field. To appease the hunger of his troops in a manner suitable to Gen. Lee, Texas Brigade Quartermaster J. H. Littlefield purchased the entire 100-acre cornfield. Foraging thus became an authorized activity, and the each of Hood's men found himself well satisfied with the spoils"**.

Quote
At Culpeper Virgina on June 8, 1863 Jeb Stuart put on a show for the army in the form of a giant review of his cavlary. General Lee was present by invention and so was General Sam Hood. Not only was Hood present but he brought his famous Texas Brigade with him, thereby precipitating a mild crisis. Fitzhugh Lee invited Hood. To "come and see the review, and bring any of his people." Obviously "any of his people" was meant to cover his staff, but on the second day of the review the gray masses of Hood’s men emerged with glittering bayonets from the woods in the direction of the Rapidan.

"You invited me and my people. " Hood said as he shook hands with Fitz lee, "and you see I have brought them." This was indeed a crisis. If any of the members of the Texas Brigade should holler out "Here’s your mule!" at the cavalry the grand review would certainly turn into a free for all of fisticuffs. Don’t let them yell "Here’s your mule!", Fitz Lee warned. "If they do, we’ll charge you." Wade Hampton laughed. But Hood took it more seriously and bade his men not to.

Most of the members of the Texas Brigade behaved themselves that day but one of the men could not restrain himself. Turning to a comrade he said loud enough for others to hear: "Wouldn’t we clean them out, if old Hood would only let us loose on them".**

Even on well deserved furlough these Texans are prone to stirring the pot, such as the conflict at Paddy`s Hollow on September 10, 1863 in Wilmington, when "the brigade made its presence known in the unsavory waterfront section known as 'Paddy's Hollow.' Having had several rounds of John Barleycorn, the men became boisterous and obnoxious. When a local police force was summoned to expel the revellers, the men mistook the officers in their blue uniforms for Yankees, formed a battle line, and staggered to a charge. One constable in his late fifties was badly beaten about the face, another was knocked down by a shillelagh blow to the ear, and a third officer suffered two knife wounds in his side. The policemen withdrew, leaving the waterfront to the mercy of the rowdy men"**.  The regiment you wish is out of sight, hopefully not out foraging in cornfields causing ruckus, but perhaps bivouaced in an unseen gully,  when the politicians from Richmond want to be impressed by a kept, orderly show of arms.  Nevertheless, when the generals plan assault upon the enemy, these 1st Texans are a most welcome sight to eyes, and thus their rambuctious natures are suffered.

In my next correspondence the reader is treated with witness accounts of the ragged 1st Texas Infantry in recent field actions.

Quote
"What would your Texans have done, sir, if I had ordered them to charge and drive back the enemy?" Uncle Joe asked after Eltham's Landing, and Hood replied, "I suppose, General, they would have driven them into the river, and tried to swim out and capture the gunboats."***


* “First Texas in the Cornfield.” by George E. Otott
** http://texas-brigade.org
*** Sears, Stephen W. "To the Gates of Richmond: The Peninsula Campaign"


We have been fighting in the Civil War mods since 2011! Since secession days, we are the original 1st Texas Infantry

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Events: EU / 10th Wednesday American LB
« on: March 03, 2014, 07:16:34 am »





The 10th Regiment of Foot's Wednesday line battles
will focus on close order infantry engagements, supported by small Light Infantry and
Cavalry detachments. The regiments participating in our events are encouraged to
work together, as well as inspecting and analysing each map before the battle. Every
week we'll pick 3 prefabricated maps, which will be announced and updated 7 days
before the event.

Once per month we'll perform a "fun" event, in which we'll replace the usual line
battle for a wackier battle. These events may include Sailor-only mass bar fights,
Communist Partizani vs Russian Tsarist infantry, Cavalry-only charges and Boat
battles. These silly events will take place the THIRD Wednesday of each month,
starting on March 20th.



Time: 8pm EST
Server: 10th_North_Lincoln_NA
Rounds: 3 maps, best of 3 rounds each.
Attendance:
Line Infantry: Min = 8 // Max = none
Light Infantry: Min = 6 // Max = 15 (One unit per side)
Skirmishers: Min = 6 // Max = 15 (One unit per side)
Cavalry: Min = 6 // Max = 15 (One unit per side)
Artillery: Min = 3 // Max =4  (Two units per side)




General Rules:

1. READ THE RULES!
2. Signups will close one hour before the event takes place, at 7pm EST.
3. If your regiment cannot attend, notify one of our officers or NCOs.
4. Any sort of trolling or griefing will not be tolerated.
5. Respect the admins' decisions.
6. If you have any complaints, PM one of our officers via STEAM. Ingame chat is easy to miss.
7. Avoid spamming all-chat.
8. Avoid team killing at all costs, even when not live.
9. The action of a single man could affect the entire regiment. Make sure everyone behaves.
10. If you must go AFK, please switch to spectator. Bear in mind specs will be kicked out if the server is full.
11. Do not delay the round by running away. Cowards will be slain on the spot.
12. Each regiment must use the same unit.(33rd&KGL is fine, no guards&lights)
13. If over 10 men every regiment must have an officer.





Line Infantry:

*May fire in a charge.
*May take cover.
*May not crouch while engaged.
*May not enter buildings.
*4 or less must join another line.
*Up to half man spacing allowed.
*May not fire out of formation.
*If a regiment has more than 30 men, may divide into two separate lines.
*Must charge in semblance of a line, with a max of 1 man spacing.
*May not reload if regiment is engaged in melee.

Light Infantry:

*May fire in a charge.
*May take and crouch behind cover.
*May crouch while engaged.
*May garrison buildings.
*Up to 3 man spacing.
*3 or less must join another regiment.
*Must retain an open line formation.
*May not fire out of formation.
*May not reload if regiment is engaged in melee.

Skirmishers:

*May fire in a charge.
*May take and crouch behind cover.
*May crouch while engaged.
*May garrison buildings.
*Must move in a group.
*Must stay within 5 paces from each other in loose order.
*May fire out of formation.
*May not reload if regiment is engaged in melee.

Cavalry:

*Dragoons must dismount and form line to fire.
*Dismounted dragoons may have a 3 man spacing.
*Must move in a group
*May only enter buildings if dismounted and following Lights or Skirmishers.
*3 or less must move to a nearby regiment and dismount
*If joined another unit, they must follow the class' rules.
*May use lancers.

Artillery:

*May not have any guards in the same unit, but can be guarded by other regiments.
*May have one sapper with 100 build points.
*Do not abuse explosive crates.
*May not garrison buildings, unless it has a cannon inside.
*May bring either cannon or howitzer.
*If told so, artillery must charge.
*Two arty regiments may work together in a battery.
*Regiments may sign up their Artillery detachments.




Team 1 - United Kingdom

Team 2 - French Empire



Ardennes

Countryside

Minden






In order to sign up to our event, every regiment must
fill in the following template, then post it in the forum
thread AND send a PM to one of our North American
officers via STEAM.

Quote from: template
Name of your Regiment:
Preferred Role:
Expected Attendance:
Regiment leader's Steam Community URL:
Do you agree to follow the rules?:

NA Officers:
Lieutenant Grey
Armourer Serjeant James Koach
Ensign Casterline



10th North Lincolnshire Regiment of Foot
53rd Regiment of Foot
KGB
63e
Nr11
Nr67



Special Thanks to MegaKnight for allowing us to take over this event and run over his server lol.

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Muster Roll
Officers
Captain Grey
First Lieutenant Fremantle

Enlisted
NCO's
Regimental Sergeant Major Casterline
Sergeant Lavin
Corporal Hypoxia
Corporal Shlomo
Privates
Roger
BaronSMASH
Daryl
Mort
Ray
Wyatt
Cleetus
Jebediah
Tatreau
SJMarriott
Elliatio
XYZ
CzarCzar
ToxicAxid
Picaso
Lazer
Thom

Cooking Staff

Chef Aase
_________________________________
[close]


Ranks
Captain
First Lieutenant
Second Lieutenant
Sergeant Major
First Sergeant
Sergeant
Corporal
Private
Volunteer

[close]

Contact Info
?
[close]



History

Quote
Houston Tri-Weekly Telegraph
Dispatches from the front

Quote
“They always take the Texans to the hottest part of the field.”
H. Watters Berryman of Co I, 1st Tex in a letter to his mother*

The fierce reputation of the 1st Texas Infantry, is judgement passed by actions upon the field and familiar to the reader.  I aim to provide multifold illumination of this ragged assembly of warriors.  Hailing from East Texas, these men survive on the edge of civilization.  Good on horse, familiar with the gun and relatively malevolent.  Beyond their homesteads the Comanche and other india tribes still roam free, warlike tribes who live by raiding and existing no concept of mercy for man woman or child, whether fighting each other or the white man.  It is altogether the environment one expects to create the fearless, rugged, men of the 1st Texas.  Used as spies, scouts and commonly sharpshooters, these Texans do things their way, and in recent ation "operated beyond and independently of the regular pickets, and soon became a terror to the enemy." (Rev. Davis, discussing actions before Seven Pines)**

Quote
“I never saw such pretty country or an old one in my life,…splendid crops have been raised in this part of Maryland and everything good to eat.”  H. Watters Berryman of Co I 1st Texas describes Maryland*

A ragged, underfed, poorly supplied bunch, they are habitually cited for lack of shoes during formal reviews by commanding officers.  Along with it's fellow Texas Brigade regiments, it suffers noteriety for it's discipline off the battlefield.  This lack of discipline vex the generals and blunders them into trouble, but even then they often came out ahead, such as the rout of Union occupiers in the "Roasting Ears Fight" of August 23, 1862, during the lead up to 2nd Manassas.  All starting when "a number of the brigade entered the cornfield (against Lee's explicit order against foraging) to secure breakfast. Unknown to the Texans, a large Federal scouting party from Gen. Franz Sigel's Federal Division had camped on the northern edge of the same cornfield. The inevitable encounter between the opposing forces in the middle of the cornfield resulted in fist fighting, wrestling, and volleys of roasting ears. Outnumbered, the Federals soon withdrew, leaving the Texans in sole possession of the field. To appease the hunger of his troops in a manner suitable to Gen. Lee, Texas Brigade Quartermaster J. H. Littlefield purchased the entire 100-acre cornfield. Foraging thus became an authorized activity, and the each of Hood's men found himself well satisfied with the spoils"**.

Quote
At Culpeper Virgina on June 8, 1863 Jeb Stuart put on a show for the army in the form of a giant review of his cavlary. General Lee was present by invention and so was General Sam Hood. Not only was Hood present but he brought his famous Texas Brigade with him, thereby precipitating a mild crisis. Fitzhugh Lee invited Hood. To "come and see the review, and bring any of his people." Obviously "any of his people" was meant to cover his staff, but on the second day of the review the gray masses of Hood’s men emerged with glittering bayonets from the woods in the direction of the Rapidan.

"You invited me and my people. " Hood said as he shook hands with Fitz lee, "and you see I have brought them." This was indeed a crisis. If any of the members of the Texas Brigade should holler out "Here’s your mule!" at the cavalry the grand review would certainly turn into a free for all of fisticuffs. Don’t let them yell "Here’s your mule!", Fitz Lee warned. "If they do, we’ll charge you." Wade Hampton laughed. But Hood took it more seriously and bade his men not to.

Most of the members of the Texas Brigade behaved themselves that day but one of the men could not restrain himself. Turning to a comrade he said loud enough for others to hear: "Wouldn’t we clean them out, if old Hood would only let us loose on them".**

Even on well deserved furlough these Texans are prone to stirring the pot, such as the conflict at Paddy`s Hollow on September 10, 1863 in Wilmington, when "the brigade made its presence known in the unsavory waterfront section known as 'Paddy's Hollow.' Having had several rounds of John Barleycorn, the men became boisterous and obnoxious. When a local police force was summoned to expel the revellers, the men mistook the officers in their blue uniforms for Yankees, formed a battle line, and staggered to a charge. One constable in his late fifties was badly beaten about the face, another was knocked down by a shillelagh blow to the ear, and a third officer suffered two knife wounds in his side. The policemen withdrew, leaving the waterfront to the mercy of the rowdy men"**.  The regiment you wish is out of sight, hopefully not out foraging in cornfields causing ruckus, but perhaps bivouaced in an unseen gully,  when the politicians from Richmond want to be impressed by a kept, orderly show of arms.  Nevertheless, when the generals plan assault upon the enemy, these 1st Texans are a most welcome sight to eyes, and thus their rambuctious natures are suffered.

In my next correspondence the reader is treated with witness accounts of the ragged 1st Texas Infantry in recent field actions.

Quote
"What would your Texans have done, sir, if I had ordered them to charge and drive back the enemy?" Uncle Joe asked after Eltham's Landing, and Hood replied, "I suppose, General, they would have driven them into the river, and tried to swim out and capture the gunboats."***


* “First Texas in the Cornfield.” by George E. Otott
** http://texas-brigade.org
*** Sears, Stephen W. "To the Gates of Richmond: The Peninsula Campaign"


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