Location: Appomattox County
Campaign: Appomattox Campaign (March-April 1865)
Date(s): April 8, 1865
Principal Commanders: Maj. Gen. George A. Custer [US]; Brig. Gen. Lindsay Walker [CS]
Forces Engaged: Divisions
Estimated Casualties: Unknown
Description: Custers division 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 Lees army.
Result(s): Union victory