Near Louisa in Louisa County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Repulsed with Heavy Losses
óThe Battle of Trevilian Station ó
After spending the morning of June 12 destroying more than three miles of the Virginia Central Railroad and burning Trevilian Station, Gen. Alfred T.A. Torbertís Union cavalry division moved out toward Gordonsville about 2 P.M. The horse soldiers soon encountered Butlerís strong defensive works, and Gen. George A. Custerís Wolverines deployed to attack them. The 1st Michigan, supported by the 7th Michigan, assaulted along the railroad tracks and were repulsed with heavy
Erected by Virginia Civil War Trails.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Virginia Civil War Trails marker series.
Location. 38° 4.083′ N, 78° 5.589′ W. Marker is near Louisa, Virginia, in Louisa County. Marker is on South Spotswood Trail (U.S. 33) 1.4 miles north of Louisa Road (Virginia Route 22), on the right when traveling west. Click for map. 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 Trevillians (approx. 1.5 miles away); Battle of Trevilians (approx. 1.5 miles away); Trevilian Station Battle (approx. 1.6 miles away); Green Springs (approx. 1.6 miles away); Custer Rescued (approx. 1.6 miles away); Custer's First Last Stand (approx. 1.6 miles away); Netherland Tavern (approx. 2.2 miles away); Bibb's Crossroads (approx. 2.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Louisa.
More about this marker. On the lower panel are portraits of Confederate commanders, “Gen. Matthew C. Butler”, “Col. Richard H. Dulany”, and “Col. Gilbert J. Wright”. On
Also see . . .
1. Trevilian Station Battlefield Foundation, Inc.
2. Battle of Trevilian Station. National Park Service
3. The Battle of Trevilian Station. Civil War Preservation Trust
4. Trevilian Station. CWSAC Battle Summary
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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