Both the Prussians and French have received geographic orders to get things started. Initially the Prussian 1st Corp will move into a blocking position on the high ground south of Ligny. The 2nd Corp will move to secure the church on the East side if the river. 3rd Corp will move to a blocking screen posistion North of Ligny.
Napoleon has ordered the 3rd Corp to move north to secure St. Armand. Napoleon will move with the Guards to secure Ferme Les Flaminettes and hold until needed. 4th Corp will move to attack Ligny with support from the 2nd Cavalry Corp. Groucy will move with the attack to provide support. 1sr Cavalry Corp will move behind the attack in order to screen north or south of the attack as required. 4th Cavalry Corp will move with the Guards.