BLUE vs GRAY: THE CIVIL WAR CARD GAME
CHANCELLORSVILE
Both sides deploy as below and place any leftover cards in numerical order use Historical Scenario rules regarding Late-War & Emancipation.  The game begins on Step 3 (Combat) of the USA Turn. (In game-terms, the actual battle lasted for this turn only.) Victory is determined as in a normal game.
COSTLY VICTORIES
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It would  appear that Lee's decision to detach Longstreet to go mucking around in southern Virginia was probably not worth the risk in spite of the forage situation.  Perhaps he should have entrusted the operation to Jackson.  As it was, Hooker moved quickly and when the Northern offensive came,  Lee's army was widely divided.
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Hooker left VI Corps to cover Fredericksburg and skillfully slipped across the Rappahannock and put his army on Lee's left flank, with a view toward forcing Lee to withdraw south of the Wilderness.  But lee had other ideas. He screened VI Corps and turned westward to face Hooker, who was stunned by a shell and completely lost his nerve. This pause allowed Jackson to slip around Hooker's right and fall upon his rear, driving two corps back in confusion. Rather than eat his losses and continue to press south, as Grant would do in 1864, Hooker, to the rage of many of his subordinates, pulled back across the Rappahannock. The cost of Lee's triumph at Chancellorsville was very, very high. Lee lost many men and many officers, chief among them, Stonewall Jackson, whose seeming ability to be in two places at once would be sorely missed in the ensuing campaign.
It is the Spring of 1863. Who will prevail before Richmond? Can the South make a stand at Vicksburg? Only time will tell.

KEY TO NOTATIONS
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BLUE type designates a specific Northern card, and BROWN type designates a specific Southern card.
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The following headings outline the actions in each Scenario.
  • MAP CARDS IN PLAY
  • OCCUPIED CITIES
  • HAND (AFTER STEP 2)
  • SUPPLY (AFTER STEP 2)
  • EASTERN THEATER
  • WESTERN THEATER
  • CARDS IN CADRE
  • DEAD PILE
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    An accompanying photo shows the game from each player's point of view.
    HISTORICAL SCENARIOS
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    Button
    SHILOH
    Grant vs. A.S. Johnston.
    FREDERICKSBURG
    Not yet complete. Check back in a week or so.
    Button
    Button
    2ND MANASSAS
    The Second Battle of Bull Run in the North.
    CHANCELLORSVILLE
    We'll be ready with this one in about two weeks.
    Button
    Button
    SHARPSBURG
    Antietam to the Yankees.
    GETTYSBURG
    The highwater-mark of the Confederacy.
    Button
     CHANCELLORSVILE ~ USA
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    USA MAP CARDS IN PLAY
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  • ?
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    USA OCCUPIED CITIES 
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    ?
    Blue vs Gray - Chancellorsville Scenario
    HAND (AFTER STEP 2)
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  • ?
  • .
    SUPPLY (AFTER STEP 2)
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    ?
    EASTERN THEATER
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  • ?
  • ~ ~ ~
  • ?
  • WESTERN THEATER
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    ?
    CARDS IN CADRE
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    ?
    DEAD PILE
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  • ?
  •  CHANCELLORSVILE ~ CSA
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    CSA MAP CARDS IN PLAY
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  • ?
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    CSA OCCUPIED CITIES 
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    ?
    Blue vs Gray - Chancellorsville Scenario
    HAND (AFTER STEP 2)
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  • ?
  • .
    SUPPLY (AFTER STEP 2)
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    ?
    EASTERN THEATER
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  • ?
  • ~ ~ ~
  • ?
  • WESTERN THEATER
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  • ?
  • CARDS IN CADRE
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  • ?
  • DEAD PILE
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  • ?
  •  LET THE BATTLE OF CHANCELLORSVILE COMMENCE

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    Copyright 1999 Q.E.D. Games, Inc. All rights reserved.  BLUE vs GRAY: THE CIVIL WAR CARD GAME and the term ENIGMA are TM Evan Jones.