|Battle Name:||Suffolk I|
|Other Names:||Other Names: Fort Huger, Hill’s Point|
|Campaign:||Longstreet’s Tidewater Operations (February-May 1863)|
|Dates:||April 11-May 4, 1863|
|Principal Commanders:||Brig. Gen. John Peck [US]; Lt. Gen. James Longstreet [CS]|
|Forces Engaged:||April 11-May 4, 1863|
|Estimated Casualties:||152 total (1,160 for entire siege)|
The town was occupied by Union Troops from May, 1862, until the end of the Civil War. Confederate forces under Longstreet unsuccessfully besieged Suffolk, from April 11, to May 3, 1863, when they withdrew across the James on Lee's orders.