Saint Mary’s Church

Other Names: Nance's Shop

Location: Charles City

Campaign: Grant’s Overland Campaign (May-June 1864)

Date(s): June 24, 1864

Principal Commanders: Maj. Gen. Philip Sheridan [US]; Maj. Gen. Wade Hampton [CS]

Forces Engaged: Divisions

Estimated Casualties: 630 total

Description: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.

Result(s): Inconclusive

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