Appomattox Station
Battle of Appomattox Station
April 8, 1865

George Armstrong Custer’s Third Division of cavalry captured a supply train and twenty-five guns, driving off and scattering the Confederate defenders. This unique action pitted artillery without infantry support against cavalry. Custer captured and burned three trains loaded with critical provisions for Lee’s army.

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