Abbeville

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(References to Abbeville)

Note: X and Y are coordinates (light years on XY plane) relative to Terra at (0, 0)

Abbeville
Abbeville neighbouring systems
Abbeville neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates 605.90:-39.85[e]


Contents

[edit] Planetary Garrison

[edit] 3038

[edit] 3050

  • Clifton's Rangers[2]

[edit] Owner History

[edit] Planetary History

Abbeville had the misfortune of being one of more than fifty worlds to be struck by attacks as a part of the wave of attacks across the Inner Sphere dubbed the "Bloody Tricentennial" attacks. In the case of Abbeville, the town of LaBostrie was devastated by a chemical weapon of some kind, although it isn't known if LaBostrie was the intended target; as LaBostrie is - or was - a suburb of the planetary capital, Cottonport, a suburb predominantly occupied by warehouses and shipping facilities, and as the chemical weapon outbreak was reported as being the Feuilletemps Cartage and Freight warehouse, it may well be that Cottonport was the actual target.[27]

As with many other Bloody Tricentennial attacks, LaBostrie was hit in the early hours of the 12th of October 3080. Shortly after 7am local time, residents near the Feuilletemps Cartage and Freight warehouse contacted their local utility company, complaining of a strange odor, and slightly later a grey cloud that appeared to be emanating from the warehouse. By 7.30am, the first deaths were being reported. The evacuation of LaBostrie began with chaos, but local authorities managed to restore order and evacuate the remains of the area in a reasonably orderly fashion, aided by the district's relatively low population compared to a residential area. LaBrosterie was then quarantined, with military hazmat teams arrived within days; based on population rolls and aerial surveys, more than 400 people out of a population of some 2,000 were believed to have been killed, with bodies visible on the streets and in domiciles.[27]

[edit] Nearby Systems

Systems within 60 light-years (distance in light years)
Closest systems first:
Chenier 26.9 Okefenokee 28.7 Tangipahoa 34.9 Rosepine 38.8
Kentwood 41.1 Offerman 45.0 Hivrannee 54.0 Cohay 55.3
Anjin Muerto 57.6

[edit] References

  1. Historical: War of 3039, p. 140, "Deployment Table"
  2. 20 Year Update, p. 20, "Federated Commonwealth Deployment Table"
  3. Handbook: House Davion, p. 18, "Federated Suns at their Founding [2317] Map"
  4. Handbook: House Davion, p. 48, "Federated Suns after Age of War [2571] Map"
  5. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - 2596"
  6. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - 2750"
  7. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  8. Handbook: House Davion, p. 54, "Federated Suns after First Succesion War [2822] Map"
  9. Handbook: House Davion, p. 60, "Federated Suns after Second Succesion War [2864] Map"
  10. Handbook: House Davion, p. 70, "Federated Suns after Third Succesion War [3025] Map"
  11. Handbook: House Davion, p. 72, "Federated Suns after Fourth Succesion War [3030] Map"
  12. Handbook: House Davion, p. 76, "Federated Suns after War of 3039 Map"
  13. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - 3040"
  14. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, Inner Sphere [3050] Map
  15. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, Inner Sphere [3052] Map
  16. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, Inner Sphere [3057] Map
  17. Handbook: House Davion, p. 78, "Federated Suns after Operation Guerrero [3058] Map"
  18. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, Inner Sphere [3063] Map
  19. Handbook: House Davion, p. 82, "Federated Suns after FedCom Civil War [3067] Map"
  20. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 65, Inner Sphere [3075] Map
  21. Field Report: AFFS, p. 21, "Federated SunsDeployment Table [3079]"
  22. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere Map - [March 3081]"
  23. Field Manual: 3085, p. 127, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3085]"
  24. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  25. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere Map - [3135]"
  26. Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere Map - [3145]"
  27. 27.0 27.1 Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 20, 22, "Hundreds Die In Chemical Attack On Abbeville"

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