Gaining the Initiative, May 5-6, 1864

Screenshot of a game of Wilderness in progress.

Battle of the Wilderness is a tactical level simulation of the battle between the Union Army of the Potomac and the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia, which took place during early May, 1864, in the area south of the Rapidan River in Virginia known as 'the Wilderness.'

To play this game

Number of Hexes: 644
Number of Units: 83
Number of Game Turns: 16
Exclusive Rules
Designer's Notes
Player's Notes
Terrain Effects Chart
Unit Images
Wilderness Game Map
Hot Seat Mode
All players can complete the first two turns in Hot Seat mode. Only members can complete the whole game in hot-seat mode or against other HexWar members
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