Its been a while since I played the Battle of Fontenoy. In fact I last played its was in 1975 on my mothers white carpet using hordes of unpainted Spencer Smith figures. My brother played the Allies and I the French. It was one of my most handsome victories.
The Allied centre advances through the early morning mist. Cavalry and man handled artillery leading the way. The Artillery is from my GNW Russian collection.
The village Fontenoy is well defended by French Infantry - in this case a unit of Prussians from the excellent Elite range.
A close up of the defenders.
Facing Fontenoy the allies have deployed 3 regiments - lead by a unit of Hungarian infantry
Between Fontenoy and Antoing the French have to redoubts. The first is defended by 18 figures from the Erbprinz, Stuck to cardboard bases for this game using blue tack.