Battle of White Oak Swamp

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Battle of White Oak Swamp
Began:

June 30, 1862

Ended:

Same day

Location:

Henrico County, Virginia

Theater:

Eastern Theater

Campaign:

Peninsula Campaign

Outcome:

Inconclusive

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Combatants
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VI Corps, Army of the Potomac

Commanders

William Franklin
Major General, USA

Thomas J. Jackson
Major General, CSA

Strength
Casualties

100

15

  

The Union rearguard under Maj. Gen. William Franklin stopped Jackson’s divisions at the White Oak Bridge crossing, resulting in an artillery duel, while the main battle raged two miles farther south at Glendale or Frayser’s Farm. White Oak Swamp can be considered part of the Glendale engagement. (NPS summary)