This game of a second day of battle at Lützen used as a starting point the positions and status of the two armies at the end of our bicentennial re-fight of that battle.
Mark redeployed the Russian guard light cavalry to the 'eastern' sector, a move that was to bear big dividends, beginning with forcing Gérard's leading infantry to be deployed in square.
With a limited frontage, I could only make small changes to the French-Allied distributions. I put the four weak cavalry divisions of Latour Maubourg's cavalry reserve in two columns to the left (roughly north) of Marmont's infantry and put the guard cavalry behind Morand's division (Betrand's corps) while moving Peyri's division of the same corps to the west of Starsiedel, as a general reserve.
Wittgenstein moved the Russian 1st Cuirassier Division to a position north-east of Gross Görschen to support the attack of the foot grenadier divisions.
The French-Allied centre-right was also facing increasing pressure...