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.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Battlefield Markers Association, the Battlefield Trails - Civil War, and the United Daughters of the Confederacy series lists.
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. Located at a pull off at the intersection, to the south side of the highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Louisa VA 23093, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured 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 (about 700 feet away); Netherland Tavern (approx. one mile away); Ogg Farm (approx. 1½ miles away); Bibb's Crossroads (approx. 2.9 miles away); Green Springs (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map 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. A set markers that document the Battle of Trevilian Station, June 11-12, 1864. The order of appearance is generally aligned to the National Park Service and Trevilian Station Foundation driving tours. (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.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 27, 2018. It was originally submitted on January 20, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,869 times since then and 49 times this year. Last updated on December 9, 2008, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 20, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 3, 4. submitted on January 21, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 5. submitted on December 9, 2008, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.