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Greetings, AARland! You may have read my previous AAR, A More Imperfect Union, which can be found in my signature. I am starting another AAR, this time playing as the Confederate States of America, from the 1861 start. I will be playing with the Pop Demand Mod, and the excellent Freedom and Chains modmod.

Things to note:
1) I will try to diverge in my writing style more in this AAR than in my last one.
2) I will try to become more involved internationally than I was in my last AAR.
 
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First I don't get an elephant, and now I don't get Barvaria.:p

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I wanted Bavaria. :(

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Dotted.

So is Davis' Mexican adventure/possible war with France in the cards? :rolleyes:
 

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Chapter 1 - The First War Between the States​


Our Dixie forever! She's never at a loss!
Down with the eagle and up with the cross
We'll rally 'round the bonny flag, we'll rally once again,
Shout, shout the battle cry of Freedom!​

-The Battle Cry of Freedom, Confederate version

Mood Music:

[video=youtube;5kWADI4umuM]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5kWADI4umuM[/video]​



The Southern situation in June 1861 is not ideal for the Confederates. The Confederate States were locked into a bitter struggle against the Union, a fight that would determine whether the CSA had the right to exist. The North has nearly every advantage: population, industry, technology, etc. The South only has one advantage: good generals. If the South is to win this war ans secure her independence from the Yankees, the Confederate Army has to hit fast and hard, and scare the Yanks into submission.



In an attempt to facilitate European intervention, the South boycotts all cotton sales abroad, giving Europe a reason to intervene.



Rather than directly engaging Union soldiers, General Lee lays siege to Washington DC, and captures the city. Unfortunately, no US government officials are captured, but the city's seizure gives the CSA some clout over the North.



Lee baits the Union into trying to retake Washington, and attacks with a much superior force.




Over a brief series of battles, the major US army in the East is routed.



While passing through Washington, Confederate forces burn the White House.



Union forces, although failing spectacularly in the East, make good progress in the West, threatening to take New Orleans. Good Irish Confederates take this as a sign that they are needed in the Army.



At this point, most Confederate and Union forces are either in the West, or are being relocated to the West. J.E.B. Stuart defeats a Union army attempting to retake Washington with the remaining Confederate forces in the region.





After more military defeats and the capture of Baltimore, the USA capitulates and acknowledges the independence of the CSA. In the treaty, the USA does not renounce their claims on the Confederate States.
 

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Three Hurrahs for Dixie! Hurrah! Now let's see what the future hold for beloved dixie. Any plans for a confederate Cuba? :p
 

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