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Appomattox Station - April 8, 1865

Appomattox Station - April 8, 1865

American Battlefield Trust’s map of the Battle of Appomattox Station

Maj. Gen. George A. Custer’s division of Union cavalry captured a supply train and twenty-five guns, driving off and scattering the Confederate defenders.  This unique action pitted artillery without infantry support against cavalry. Custer captured and burned three trains loaded with provisions for Lee’s army.

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Appomattox, VA | April 8, 1865
Result: Union Victory
Estimated Casualties
1,121
Union
121
Confed.
1,000