In this Crimean War game the British are on the attack again.
The Russians place their light dragoons (three regiments and one light horse battery) on the far right by their line of supply with orders to sweep round the hill to move to the English line of supply. They deploy their first two infantry brigades to the left of the light dragoons with orders to move forward to take the central hill (allocating 45 objective points to the hill). Further to the right the 5th Infantry Regiment (four battalions) is deployed between the fields and the hill with orders to move forward and head to the central hill. The C-in-C with the artillery (three heavy and two light batteries) and the light infantry (two battalions) are deployed behind the hill with orders to move forward and deploy on the hill. To their left were the heavy dragoons (three regiments and one light horse battery) with orders to move forward and around the British to sweep over the hill on the British side of the table and then to the British line of supply.
The British side has the initiative. The 4th Infantry Brigade moves onto the table to the right of the hill on their side of the table with engage orders to move to the hill on the Russian side of the table. To their left the British C-in-C joins The Guards Brigade with two battalions of Rifles with attack orders to move across the hill on their side of the table (allocating 30 objective points) then to attack the hill on the Russian side of the table (allocating 40 Objective points,) To their left is the 1st Brigade (4 battalions and two medium artillery batteries) with orders to engage to the hill on the Russian side of the table, leaving one infantry battalion and battery to hold the cultivated area to protect their flank. To their Left is the 3rd Infantry Brigade (three infantry battalions and one medium artillery battery) with orders to deploy and protect the line of supply. To their left were two dummy blinds, then the Light Brigade (three regiments) with orders to sweep round the Russian right flank to take the Russian line of supply them move to the hill on the Russian side of the table.