This is a map I made to create the terrain, a similar area but showing the Pleisse River to the left of Dolitz and Lossnig. Much fighting occurred around that river and I wanted it represented my scenario.
Polish troops marching to take up positions in Dolitz.
Dubreton’s division of Victor’s Corp advance to take defensive positions at Meusedorf Farm.
Probstheyda, soon to be the scene of desperate fighting.
A view of Lossnig from across the Pleisse. Dolitz in the background to the right.
Napoleon with entourage conferring with Marshall Victor.
The battle begins, two Austrian grenz battalions advance on Dolitz.
Bianchi’s Austrian’s begin advance on Dossen.
Silesian Uhlans attacking Semele’s division, supported by Austrian Uhlans.
Prussian fusiliers supported by landwehr advance on Muesdorf.
After the initial attack was repulsed, Austrian’s under Wimpfen attack Dolitz
Bordesoulle’s heavy cavalry division. Saxon Cuirassiers and Garde du Corp in the lead followed by French Dragoons and Cuirassiers.
Russian Cuirassiers prepare to meet the threat.
Napoleon receives a report from Poniatowski near the tobacco mill.
Augereau sends Lagarde’s division to reinforce Lossnig.
Austrian’s finally take Dolitz........
......and prepare to advance on Lossnig.
All figures are 18mm AB, some of the best miniatures in any scale. Some units, all skirmishers and casualties we painted by me. Most of the rest were painted by Ron Redworth of Wargames Den in the UK. Great painting and service. More to come......