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Subject: Artillery rss

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Danny Harvie
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How do I know if any of my Artillery are Mortars or Howitzers?
I am playing the first Senario and the Artillery chit has been pulled.
 
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Paul Borchers
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13.5.8 in the Dresde Regulations notes that howitzers do not have medium or extreme ranges. The lone Prussian howitzer battery (7 lb #1, in the artillery reserve) appears in scenarios 3 and 4. If you look at the back of its counter, it has an "H" instead of a number for its medium range value, and the cannonball symbol on the front has a small "bump" (representing a fuse) on its top. The French mortars are located in the bastions of the Altstadt and have an "M" instead of a number for their medium range value.

The bottom line is that the artillery in scenario 1 is all standard (no howitzers or mortars), and no artillery leaders of special ability are present to form a grand battery, so the artillery chit can be excluded.
 
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Danny Harvie
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Thank you very much Paul.
Finding it slow and involved.
 
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