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Game: Three Battles of Manassas



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Publisher: Multi-Man Publishing
Series: Civil War Brigade Series
Game Type: Board
Designer(s): Dean Essig, David A. Powell, Thomas Prowell
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Description:


Operational level, American Civil War battles including 1st Bull Run, 2nd Manassas, and 3rd Manassas. See also the Grognard Archive pages for the Civil War Brigade Series. The 2nd Manassas battle is actually the second edition of the game, August Fury.


Articles


Article ID
Pub Date
Article Description
347
Date: 12/18/2023
Poster: Mark D.
The Union gives a little better than it gets at First Bull Run (Replay)

Mike Windsor plays both sides and produces a gripping narrative. Be sure to read the comment section for further insights into the game and battle.
345
Date: 9/3/2022
Poster: Mark D.
Official Errata

Scroll Down for Errata for all 3 Scenarios in Three Battles of Manassas
350
Date: 9/3/2022
Poster: Robert Holifield
Official Game Specific Rules for the Bury These Poor Men Scenario

Prior to Oct. 14, 1863, soldiers on both sides were expecting yet another fight at Manassas as Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia attempted a turning maneuver against Meade’s Army of the Potomac. But A.P. Hill’s run-in with Warren at Bristoe Station changed the situation. Bury These Poor Men provides alternatives for players to explore the possibilities of a Third Bull Run.
351
Date: 9/3/2022
Poster: Robert Holifield
Official Game Specific Rules for the August Fury II Scenario

A year after the first battle of Bull Run, armies of the North and the South returned to fight another battle at Manassas in 1862.
352
Date: 9/3/2022
Poster: Robert Holifield
Official Game Specific Rules for the Clash of Volunteers Scenario

On July 21, 1861, the untried Union and Confederate armies met at Bull Run. This first large fight of the Civil War resulted in a narrow Rebel victory and ended the perception that the young war would be a short one.
353
Date: 9/3/2022
Poster: Robert Holifield
Confederate and Union Loss Chart for August Fury II

Player Aid
354
Date: 9/3/2022
Poster: Robert Holifield
CSA Fatigue Sheet (Spec Ops #3 variant)

Player Aid
355
Date: 9/3/2022
Poster: Robert Holifield
USA Fatigue Sheet (Spec Ops #3 variant)

Player Aid
349
Date: 4/1/2010
Poster: Pat L.
Official Civil War Brigade Series Rules v3.2

Multi-Man Publishing presents version 3.2 of the official rules for their Civil War Brigade Series Games. The new rules incorporate previously published errata and include suggestions for improvements from players.
344
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
replay

346
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
review

348
Date: N/A
Poster: Mark D.
replay