Advertisement

Active Sellers
Things From Another World
Calendars
Puzzle Master
FUN.com
April's Harvest: The Battle of Shiloh, April 6 & 7, 1862
April's Harvest: The Battle of Shiloh, April 6 & 7, 1862
by The Gamers (1995)
Player Count
2

Player Ages
12+

Playing Time
4 hours
Categories
  • Wargame
  • American Civil War
  • Designers
  • Dean Essig
  • Alan Wambold
  • Mechanisms
  • Hex-and-Counter
  • Artists
  • Dean Essig
  • Thure de Thulstrup
  • Family
  • Civil War, Brigade (CWB) Series
  • States: Tennessee
  • Player Count: Two Player Only Games
  • Rating: 7.1/10 from 139 users

    Description

    April 6, 1862: The Confederacy must strike back at a host of Union armies that have virtually captured vital Tennessee. The South masses its forces under charismatic Albert Sidney Johnston to strike Union troops encamped at Pittsburgh Landing, on the Tennessee River. These forces are commanded by the North's newest war hero: Ulysses S. Grant.

    April's Harvest covers the resulting Battle of Shiloh, the largest bloodbath to that point on the North American continent. The game portrays the whole battle, from the initial Rebel drive through the camps of the surprised Union army, to the Grant's final counterstroke after receiving desperately needed reinforcements.

    Special features cover the fighting at the Hornet's Nest, the uncertain arrival of Buell's Army of the Ohio, Union gunboats and Confederate looting. A host of options allow players to see how Shiloh might have been fought if Grant hadn't been surprised, or if the South had received additional men from Van Dorn's Army of the West

    Game Scale:
    Game Turn: 30 minutes
    Hex: 200 yards
    Units: Brigades

    Game Inventory:
    One 22 x 34" full-color mapsheet
    One dual-side printed countersheet (280 1/2" counters)
    One 32-page CWBS 2nd Edition system rulebook
    One 24-page April's Harvest specific rulebook
    Two 6-sided dice

    Solitaire Playability: High
    Complexity Level: Medium
    Players: 1 or more
    Playing Time: 4-20 hours

    Game Discussions

    Add Comment

    You need to be logged in to comment.

    Comments (0)

    No comments yet. Be the first!

    Marketplace

    No listings at the moment.


    Do you own this game?
    Best Sellers
    Board Games





    Latest Searches: Muncie opoly | letters from white castle | Dog House | Dealer mcdope | paper microscope | Jocopoly',(;))#- -- | pimps and hoes | Medioevo | mega buck | rabbit | Rummy royale | mousetrap maths | toilet | Police pursuit | samba+card+board | beyblade burst turbo slingshock balar b4 | Marvel ledgends mysterio | thor hammer | Replacement marbles for abalone | morgan hill-opoly | port | kingdom builder big box and xx | Mega Bloks Memory Builder | star trek catan ships | nerf drop grip | Boba fett retro | line | Spankopoly Spankopoly | the old republic | Disney Descendants Audrey Doll
    Sitemap: All Categories | All Publishers | All Designers | All Mechanisms | All Artists | All Family
    © 2018-2023 BoardGames.com | Your source for everything to do with Board Games
    All Rights Reserved
    Please note: BoardGames.com will receive commissions from purchases made through links on this page.
    Privacy Policy | Contact Us