As part of our ongoing 1809 Danube games, we played a mini campaign centred around the town of Mozart.
Holding a vital bridge across the river this town is central to the plans for both the French and Austrian high commands.
Austrian forces began pushing directly towards Mozart with the lead elements of the Austrian Advance Guard reaching the town at midday.
They were however surprised to find Bavarian Infantry and artillery dug in on the south side of the river, determined to hold their position.
To the east, Bavarian cavalry clashed with the Austrian Uhlans.
Meanwhile from the west, columns of dust can be seen, indicating the advance of fresh troops.
The game was set:
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