BLUE vs GRAY: THE CIVIL WAR CARD GAME
SECOND MANASSAS
(2ND BULL RUN)
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 CSA turn. (In game-terms, the actual battle lasted for this turn only.) Victory is determined as in a normal game.
POPE'S
EXCOMMUNICATION
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After Lincoln gave up on the Peninsular Campaign (and McClellan), Lee decided that Pope must be “suppressed.”  After two months of indecisive sparring (exemplified by Cedar Mountain), Lee launched a bold, all-out offensive.  He sent Jackson around the Northern army and, while Pope was distracted, Longstreet smashed into his unattended right flank, producing one of the finest triumphs of Lee’s career.
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It is late August 1862.  Will Lee be content merely to hold the line or will he attempt to evict Pope from northern Virginia?  Might he even immediately pull up stakes and invade Pennsylvania via the Shenandoah?  It’s all up to you.
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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    SHILOH
    U.S. Grant vs. A.S. Johnston.
    FREDERICKSBURG
    Not yet complete. Check back in a week or so.
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    2ND MANASSAS
    The Second Battle of Bull Run in the North.
    CHANCELLORSVILLE
    We'll be ready with this one in about two weeks.
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    SHARPSBURG
    Antietam to the Yankees.
    GETTYSBURG
    The highwater-mark of the Confederacy.
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     SECOND MANASSAS ~ USA
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    USA MAP CARDS IN PLAY
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  • A (#1)
  • B (#2)
  • C (#12)
  • F (#26)
  • H (#22)
  • I (#29)
  • J (#31)
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    USA OCCUPIED CITIES 
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    Manassas, Norfolk, Lexington, Louisville, Bowling Green, Cumberland Gap, Nashville, Memphis, Corinth, Forts Henry & Donelson, and New Orleans.
    HAND (AFTER STEP 2)
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  • Banks(#13)
  • John Brown's Body (#38)
  • The Devil's Own Luck (#3)
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    SUPPLY (AFTER STEP 2)
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    Two
    EASTERN THEATER
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  • Dept. of Washington (#4)
    • VIII Corps [Middle Dept.] (#16)
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  • McClellan [Army of the Potomac] (#11)
    • II Corps (#24)
    • VI Corps (#30)
    • IX Corps (#36)
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  • Pope [Army of the Virginia] (#34)
    • I Corps (#9)
    • III Corps (#25)
    • V Corps (#28)
    • XI Corps (#15)
    • XII Corps (#10)
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  • Butler [Army of the Gulf] (#32)
    • XIX Corps (#33)
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  • X Corps [Dept. of the South] (#40) (lone unit)
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  • Porter [S.P. Lee] (#5) (lone unit)
  • WESTERN THEATER
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    • U.S. Grant [Dept. of Western Tennessee] (#19)*
      • XIII Corps [not yet org. as a corps] (#20)
      • XV Corps [not yet org. as a corps] (#21)
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    • Buell [Army of the Ohio] (#17)
      • XIV Corps [III Provisional Corps] (#18)
      • XX Corps [I Corps] (#37)
      • XXI Corps [II Corps] (#39)
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    • Foote [Porter] (#7)(lone unit)
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    • Farragut (#35)(lone unit)
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      *Grant also commanded the Dept. of the Mississippi.  His army is referred to as both the Army of Western Tennessee and the Army of the Mississippi (not to be confused with Pope’s Army of the Mississippi) until October 1862, when it became the Army of the Tennessee.
    CARDS IN CADRE
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  • Halleck (#14)
  • IV Corps [Dept. of Virginia] (#27)
  • DEAD PILE
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  • Habeas Corpus (#6)
  • McDowell (#8)
  • Moniter (#23)
  •  SECOND MANASSAS ~ CSA
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    CSA MAP CARDS IN PLAY
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  • D (#1)
  • E (#2)
  • G (#36)
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    CSA OCCUPIED CITIES 
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    None
    HAND (AFTER STEP 2)
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  • Miracle from God (#3)
  • Beauregard (#6)
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    SUPPLY (AFTER STEP 2)
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    One
    EASTERN THEATER
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  • Robert E. Lee [Army of Northern Virginia] (#38)
    • J.E.B. Stuart (#45)
    • Longstreet [I xxx] (#41)
      • Tidewater Militia [Kemper] (#4)
      • Pickett's Div. [D.R. Jones] (#7)
      • McLaws' Div. (#30)
      • R.H. Anderson's Div. (#33)
      • Hood's Div. (#35)
    • Jackson [II Corps] (#21)
      • The Stonewall Div. [Starke] (#9)
      • Ewell's Div. [Lawton] (#10)
      • D.H. Hill's Div. (#22)
      • A.P. Hill's Div. (#34)
    WESTERN THEATER
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  • Bragg [Army of the Mississippi] (#26)
    • Polk [Right Wing] (#17)
      • Cheatham's Div. (#13)
      • Hindman's Div. [Withers] (#24)
    • Hardee [Left Wing] (#23)
      • Cleburne's Div. [Buckner] (#15)
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  • Price [Army of the West] (#43)
    • Lovell's Div. [1st Div., Dist. of the Mississippi] (#11)
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  • Kirby Smith [Army of Kentucky] (#39)
    • Buckner's Div. [Cleburne] (#16)
    • A.P. Stewart's Div. [McCown] (#28)
    • Stevenson's Div. (#42)
    • Heth's Div. (#46)
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  • Breckinridge's Div. [Army of Middle Tennessee] (#29) (lone unit) - depleted
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  • Forrest (#44) (lone unit)
  • CARDS IN CADRE
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  • J.E. Johnston (#8)
  • Pillow's Div. (#12)
  • Buckner (#18)
  • Magruder (#32)
  • DEAD PILE
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  • La Belle Rebelle (#5)
  • A.S. Johnston (#14)
  • The Slows (#20)
  • Map Card C (#31)
  • Map Card I (#37)
  • Copperheads (#40)
  • Ironclads (#19)
  • Map Card H (#25)
  • Map Card F (#27)
  •  LET THE SECOND BATTLE 
    OF MANASSAS COMMENCE

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