Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Campaign Move 41 – Bonaparte orders a general retreat

Move 40 – 2000 8 September 1796

By the time Bonaparte arrives at Lonato 5th division are already in rout, and 4th division retreating to cover them.   Wurmster has already entered Lonato

Bonaparte orders both divisions to continue their retreat to Brescia
He sends orders to 3rd and 6th divisions to abandon the siege of Mantua and retreat to Brescia

As night falls 3rd Austrian division enter Mantua and raise the siege

Wurmster has achieved a total victory and achieved all of his campaign objectives

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