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Battle of Trevilian Station Virtual Tour by Markers.
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By Craig Swain, January 12, 2008
Trevilian Station Campaign Map
Virginia (Louisa County), Louisa — Louisa Court House — Raiders Intercepted
The Battle of Trevilian Station You are standing in the historic town of Louisa Court House (now Louisa). During the Civil War, the Virginia Central Railroad passed through this county seat. The main street became the Gordonsville Road (Rte. . . . — Map (db m4830) HM
Virginia (Louisa County), Louisa — First Contact — “a considerable fight” — The Battle of Trevilian Station
Having reached Louisa Court House on June 10, 1864, Gen. Wade Hampton’s cavalry divisions bivouacked around the Virginia Central Railroad and across Union Gen. Philip H. Sheridan’s route to Gordonsville. About 3 a.m. on June 11, Gen. William C. . . . — Map (db m4844) HM
Virginia (Louisa County), Louisa — Clayton's Store — Sheridan's Camp
The Battle of Trevlian Station After riding across Virginia for three days on a raid to destroy parts of the Virginia Central Railroad, Gen. Philip H. Sheridan's 9,300 cavalrymen and horse artillerists crossed the North Anna River at Carpenter's . . . — Map (db m4843) HM
Virginia (Louisa County), Louisa — Bibb's Crossroads — First Shots
The Battle of Trevilian Station A 9,300-man Union cavalry force under Gen. Philip H. Sheridan, on a raid to destroy parts of the Virginia Central Railroad, camped a few miles east on June 10, 1864. The next morning, Gen. Wesley Merritt's . . . — Map (db m4841) HM
Virginia (Louisa County), Louisa — Netherland Tavern — Hampton's Headquarters
The Battle of Trevilian Station Fifty yards east is the site of Netherland Tavern (ca. 1822), which was demolished in the 1950s. The tavern served travelers on the Fredericksburg Stage Road and the Louisa Court House Road to the south. It also . . . — Map (db m4840) HM
Virginia (Louisa County), Louisa — Custer's First Last Stand — A "Living Triangle" — The Battle of Trevilian Station
Nearby stood Trevilian Station, south of which Confederate Gen. Wade Hampton had parked his wagon train on the evening of June 10, 1864. At daylight the next day, Gen. Matthew C. Butler and Col. Gilbert J. Wright advanced north on the Fredericksburg . . . — Map (db m4839) HM
Virginia (Louisa County), Louisa — Custer Rescued — An All-out Assault
The Battle of Trevilian Station By mid-morning on June 11, 1864, Gen. George A. Custer's attack on Confederate Gen. Wade Hampton's wagon train here had gone from success to near disaster as Southern cavalry surrounded Custer's force. A staff . . . — Map (db m4837) HM
Virginia (Louisa County), Louisa — W 210 — Trevilian Station Battle
In June 1864, Maj. Gen. Philip H. Sheridan led a Union cavalry raid against the Virginia Central Railroad here, which Maj. Gen. Wade Hampton and Maj. Gen. Fitzhugh Lee defended during a two-day battle. On 11 June, the first day, Union Brig. Gen. . . . — Map (db m4775) HM
Virginia (Louisa County), Louisa — Battle of Trevillians
— Fought here June 11, 12, 1864 — 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 . . . — Map (db m14300) HM
Virginia (Louisa County), Louisa — W 209 — Battle of Trevilians
Here, on June 12, 1864, Sheridan's cavalry, coming from Trevilians, attacked Wade Hampton, who had taken position across the road. A bloody engagement followed. Fitz Lee joined Hampton, and the Union cavalry was driven back. That night Sheridan . . . — Map (db m4835) HM
Virginia (Louisa County), Louisa — W 208 — Green Springs
Near here Wade Hampton's Confederate cavalry camped the night of June 10, 1864, just before the battle of Trevilians. — Map (db m4834) HM
Virginia (Louisa County), Louisa — Oakland Cemetery — Confederates at Rest
Battle of Trevilian Station Here in Oakland Cemetery, beneath small, rectangular stone markers, rest as many as 60 Confederate dead from the Battle of Trevilian Station. Most of them were never identified. Immediately inside the gate are the . . . — Map (db m4845) HM
Virginia (Louisa County), Louisa — Decisive Confederate Victory — The Largest All-Cavalry Battle of the Western Hemisphere
The Battle of Trevilian Station Confederate Gen. Wade Hampton's victory over Gen. Philip H. Sheridan at Trevilian Station on June 11-12, 1864, prevented Sheridan from joining Gen. David Hunter and destroying the Virginia Central Railroad at . . . — Map (db m4847) HM

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