Wade Hampton timeline

  • Battle of Walkerton - the Dahlgren Affair

    Description: On February 28, Brig. Gen. Judson Kilpatrick left his encampment at Stevensburg with 4,000 picked men to raid Richmond. Col. Ulric... Read more

  • Battle of Haw's Shop

    Description: Gregg’s cavalry division, supported by Torbert’s division, advanced to cover the Army of the Potomac’s crossing of the Pamunkey River... Read more

  • Battle of Trevilian Station - Virginia Central Railroad Damaged

    Description: To draw off the Confederate cavalry and open the door for a general movement to the James River, Maj. Gen. Philip Sheridan mounted a... Read more

  • Battle of Saint Mary's Church

    Description:On June 24, Maj. Gen. Wade Hampton’s cavalry attempted to cut off Sheridan’s cavalry returning from their raid to Trevilian Station.... Read more

  • Battle of Sappony Church

    Description: Maj. Gen. William H.F. “Rooney” Lee’s cavalry division pursued Wilson’s and Kautz’s raiders who failed to destroy the Staunton River... Read more

  • Beefsteak Raid

    The Beefsteak Raid was a Confederate cavalry raid that took place in September 1864 as part of the Siege of Petersburg during the American Civil... Read more

  • Battle of Monroe's Crossroads

    Description: As Sherman’s army advanced into North Carolina, Kilpatrick’s Cavalry Division screened its left flank. On the evening of March 9, two... Read more