1056Re: [TalkAntietam] South Mountain wargame
- Nov 7, 2002Scott,
Will the game scenarios eventually be computerized???
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said by Stephen Lang, September 14, 2002
----- Original Message -----
From: "J Amico" <darkpharoh@...>
Sent: Thursday, November 07, 2002 10:02 AM
Subject: Re: [TalkAntietam] South Mountain wargame
> Im interested...but unfortunately I won't be in the
> area this weekend. Any suggestions, I live near
> --- Scott Mingus <scottmingus@...> wrote:
> > If anyone is interested, this weekend I will be
> > presenting two public
> > miniature wargames based upon the fighting at South
> > Mountain. These
> > games are FREE to the viewing public, and will be a
> > part of the very
> > large Fall-In 2002 convention of wargamers at the
> > Lancaster Host
> > Resort on route 30 in Lancaster PA.
> > Game #1 will be Friday night at 6PM. It will
> > recreate Cox's attack on
> > Fox's Gap led by Rutherford B. Hayes and the 23rd
> > OVI and others.
> > This is a game orginally presented at the Hayes
> > museum in Fremont OH
> > in early October. The game will be in 15mm scale
> > using Johnny RebIII
> > as the rules set.
> > Game #2 will be Saturday afternoon at 2PM. This will
> > be a follow-up
> > game with the afternoon and evening action at Fox's
> > Gap as Reno led
> > forward the rest of IX Corps while parts of 5 Rebel
> > brigades tried to
> > hold the gap.
> > Both games are excerpted from the manuscript for my
> > upcoming
> > wargaming book, "Undying Courage: The Maryland
> > Campaign in
> > Miniature." This work is the third in a series of
> > full-color
> > wargaming booklets. Volume 1 of the series,
> > "Enduring Valor:
> > Gettysburg in Miniature" is now in print and for
> > sale at Gettysburg
> > shops including Greystone's and others. Volume 2 is
> > due out in
> > January.
> > If anyone is interested in learning a little more
> > about miniature
> > wargaming, feel free to stop by the Lancaster Host
> > and watch the
> > South Mountain games, and introduce yourself as a
> > member of the
> > TalkAntietam board.
> > And to those of you from this group who has so very
> > graciously
> > offered advice, constructive criticism of the draft
> > scenarios, and
> > suggestions, THANK YOU very much!
> > regards!
> > Scott Mingus
> > Gettysburg - York Gamers
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