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When CSA comes marching home -Vicky to HoI 2 DD:A AAR part 1


So yes as the name tells this is going to be an Tiny Mega AAR from Vicky To HoI2 DD:A and i will play as CSA. This AAR will start from the year 1861 (A House Divided campaing) and will hopefully last till the end of DD:A.
This is my first AAR ever in Vicky but i have done or i am doing right now AARs in other Paradox games and i have currently another ongoing AAR in Crusader Kings but i have allready played it in the point that i only need to do some writings not so much playing in there for while so i decided that i´ll start this and update them both at least once a week or more, hopefully.
 

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Year 1861

First command


It was a cold morning of July when the messangers arrived to Memphis and Nashville, these messengers were carrying an importan letters from General Lee. In those letters were the first assault orders of the war, orders for Jackson and Stuart. Jackson was ordered to liberate Bowling Green and Stuart was to liberate Louisville. Both of the men moved immidietly to execute these orders.



Arrival to Bowling Green


Jackson arrived to Bowling Green in July 15th and didn´t encounter any resistance at all.


To free our people

In July 2oth General Bragg leader of the Army of The West was ordered to liberate Oklahoma City and Beaver from the USA occupation.


Arrival to Louisville

Stuart arrived to Louisville in July 23th and also didn´t encounter any resistance.
 

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I'm a sucker for a good CSA aar. I'll be following this.

So, any general plans or visions for what sort of nation CSA plans to be (assuming you survive the Civil War of course)?
 

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Gnost said:
I'm a sucker for a good CSA aar. I'll be following this.

So, any general plans or visions for what sort of nation CSA plans to be (assuming you survive the Civil War of course)?

Yes i have plans but i will reveal them when the AAR advances and if i survive the Civil War.
 

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First Victories of the war


Army of Tennesee liberated Bowling Green in 24th of July.


Army of Mississpi liberated Louisville in August.
 

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Good luck with your campaign! Though you seem to be off to a good start, the CSA is always a challenging nation to succeed with… What sort of difficulty settings are you using?
 

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Taking the Border States

Liberation of Lexington

After the succesfull liberation of Louisville Stuart was ordered to move his army to Lexington immidietly. Jackson was ordered to stay put in Bowling Green and to be as an reinforcements army if Stuart would counter resistance in Lexington.


USA countered this by sending General Glenn to push back Army of Mississpi.


They underestimated the size of Stuart´s and Jackson´s armies and after day of fighting Glenn was forced to retreat.


Army of Mississpi liberated Lexington in 8th of August.


Partisans in Louisville

In 27th of August the citizens of Louisville started to revolt and Jackson was sent to supress this revolt.



Army of the West prevails


The army led by General Bragg took back Oklahoma City in 30th of August and continued to Beaver.


Beaver was liberated in September.
 

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A bit of unusual way of fighting the Civil War, but it seems to be working.
 

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KanaX said:
A bit of unusual way of fighting the Civil War, but it seems to be working.

Assault is the best defence :) And i have also made some modifications to give me a chance to win this war.
 

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Assault is the best defence :) And i have also made some modifications to give me a chance to win this war.
Well, it is winnable without any modifications.
 

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KanaX said:
Well, it is winnable without any modifications.
Yes it is but it is not the way i´m looking for and those modifications were necessary for the story.
 

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Yes it is but it is not the way i´m looking for and those modifications were necessary for the story.
Hey, you're the AAR writer here. Suit yourself :)
 

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Your campaign in the West seems to be highly successfully. With good fortune, you might be able to split the Union in half by blazing a trail of conquest north to British holdings.
 

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Your campaign in the West seems to be highly successfully. With good fortune, you might be able to split the Union in half by blazing a trail of conquest north to British holdings.
That is going to be hard with all those Yanks and Partisans coming out from every hole =D
 

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Hot Issues

Guns, Liberation and Defence

In October 20th of 1861 the military industry was organized and a mass constructions of ammunition and explosive factories started across the land.


General Bragg had crossed the border in west and started his own campaing to liberate the border states. In November 1861 he had liberated Santa Fe.


After a long debate in Texas the texans decided to be supporters of Jingoism.


New year, new orders

General Bragg´s liberation campaing worked and in January 1862 Albaquerge and Roswell were liberated.


In March Union tried to attack CSA in Memphis but they were brutally destroyed by Johnston J.E..


Confederate Congress passed the Conscription Act made by President Davis, by doing this the chance of CSA winning the war grew and General Lee started to make new plans.
 

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Lee´s Ambition

Union attacks and CSA counter attacks

In April 12th Union troops attacked CSA troops in Fayetteville.

General Early was in Fayetteville to counter this attack and together with the help of General Hill D.H. they managed to push Union armies back and to pursue them to Springfield.

In May 11th General Hill arrived with his forces to Springfield where they were they met some resistance.


Moving to Charleston and Paducah

In June 14th Lee ordered General Jackson to move and liberate Charleston and at the same time General Johnston was to liberate Paducah.


Both of the states were liberated in July.
 

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The Confederate storm continues to sweep across Union territory… If the North has failed to place a sufficient quantity of troops in the west, then Bragg will be able to quickly take a large amount of land. Be careful of overextending your reach though. Also, you might want to look into seeking some good diplomatic ties with the British.