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Namozine Church   

Other Names: None

Location: Amelia County

Campaign: Appomattox Campaign (March-April 1865)

Date(s): April 3 1865

Principal Commanders: Maj. Gen. George A. Custer [US]; Maj. Gen. Fitzhugh Lee [CS]

Forces Engaged: Brigades

Estimated Casualties: 75 total

Description:  Description: Rearguard cavalry action. A brigade of Union cavalry under Col. William Well's (Custer's Division) attacked Fitzhugh Lee's cavalry near Namozine Church on April 3. Confederate Gen. Rufus Barringer was captured nearby. Result(s):

Result(s): Inconclusive

CWSAC Reference #: VA124

Preservation Priority: III.4 (Class D)

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