Battle of Saint Mary's Church

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Battle of Saint Mary's Church
Samaria Church, Nance's Shop
Began:

June 24, 1864

Ended:

Same day

Location:

Charles City, Virginia

Theater:

Eastern Theater

Campaign:

Grant’s Overland Campaign

Outcome:

Inconclusive

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Combatants
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Commanders

Philip Sheridan
Major General, USA

Wade Hampton
Major General, CSA

Strength
Casualties

350

250

  

On June 24, Maj. Gen. Wade Hampton’s cavalry attempted to cut off Sheridan’s cavalry returning from their raid to Trevilian Station. Sheridan fought a delaying action to protect a long supply train under his protection, then rejoined the Union army at Bermuda Hundred. (NPS summary)

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