Near Louisa in Louisa County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Battle of Trevillians
Confederate Gens. Wade Hampton, Fitzhugh Lee
and Thomas L. Rosser, victors over
Federal Gens. P.H. Sheridan and G.A. Custer
5000 Confederates, 8000 Federal
Casualties Confederate 612 Federal 1,007
Greatest all-cavalry battle of the war
Signal Confederate victory
Erected 1926 by Louisa Chapter U.D.C.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Battlefield Markers Association, the Battlefield Trails - Civil War, and the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
Location. 38° 3.08′ N, 78° 4.589′ W. Marker is near Louisa, Virginia, in Louisa County. Marker is at the intersection of Louisa Road (U.S. 33) and Trevilians Square, on the right when traveling east on Louisa Road. Click for map. Located at a pull off at the intersection, to the south side of the highway. Marker is in this post office area: Louisa VA 23093, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of Trevilians (here, next to this marker); Trevilian Station Battle (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Custer Rescued (about 700 feet away); Custer's First Last Stand Netherland Tavern (approx. one mile away); Ogg Farm (approx. 1.5 miles away); Bibb's Crossroads (approx. 2.9 miles away); Green Springs (approx. 3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Louisa.
Regarding Battle of Trevillians. This is one of several markers interpreting the Battle of Trevilian Station, June 11-12, 1864. See the Battle of Trevilian Station Virtual Tour by Markers linked below for additional related markers.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Battle of Trevilian Station Virtual Tour by Markers.
Also see . . .
1. Trevilian Station Battlefield Foundation. The foundation has worked to preserve the remaining sections of the battlefield. A detailed self-guided driving tour of the battlefield is offered. (Submitted on January 20, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Battle of Trevilian Station. National Park Service summary of the battle. (Submitted on January 20, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
3. Battle of Trevilian Station Virtual Tour by Markers (Submitted on January 21, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
4. Trevilian Station Preservation Efforts. Civil War Preservation Trust continues efforts to set aside portions of the battlefield. Their site discussing the effort offers a wealth of background information about the battle, an article by noted historian Eric Wittenberg, and excellent maps of the battle. (Submitted on November 25, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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