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Namozine Church

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Battle Name: Namozine Church
Other Names: None
State: Virginia
Location: Amelia County
Campaign: Appomattox Campaign (March-April 1865)
Dates: April 3 1865
Principal Commanders: Maj. Gen. George A. Custer [US]; Maj. Gen. Fitzhugh Lee [CS]
Forces Engaged: Forces Engaged:Brigades
Estimated Casualties: 75 total
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.
Results: Inconclusive

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