The quote is in reference to Napoleon's comments on Davout's fight against the Prussian Army at Auerstadt; something the Emperor thought he was doing himself at Jena!
Here's the entry in the programme notes:
Command structure is important in the game. Examples of command cards are shown below:
This will be fought with 2mm nano-scale figures. Examples of how battles like this look on the tabletop can be seen in previous postings.
For more on the historic campaign, see this link in Wikipedia.