Civil War Virginia
American Civil War
March 17, 1863
Kelly's Ford was one of the early larger scale cavalry fights in Virginia that set the stage for Brandy Station and cavalry actions of the Gettysburg campaign.
Twenty-one hundred troopers of Averell's cavalry division crossed the Rappahannock River to attack the Confederate cavalry.
Fitzhugh Lee counterattacked with a brigade of about 800 men. The "Gallant" Pelham was killed.
After achieving a localized success, Union forces withdrew in mid-afternoon.
Location: Culpeper County
Campaign: Cavalry Operations along the Rappahannock (March 1863) only battle in campaign Campaigns
Date(s): March 17, 1863
Principal Commanders: Brigadier General William W. Averell [US]; Brigadier General Fitzhugh Lee [CS]
Forces Engaged: Divisions (3,000 total)
Estimated Casualties: 200 total
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