Civil War Virginia
American Civil War
November 7, 1863
On November 7, the Union army forced passage of the Rappahannock River at two places.
A dusk attack overran the Confederate bridgehead at Rappahannock Station, capturing more than 1,600 men of CSA General Jubal Early's Division.
Fighting at Kelly's Ford was less severe with about 430 casualties, but the Confederates retreated allowing the Federals across in force.
On the verge of going into winter quarters around Culpeper, Lee's army retired instead into Orange County south of Rapidan River.
The Army of the Potomac occupied the vicinity of Brandy Station and Culpeper County.
Result(s): Union victory
Location: Fauquier County and Culpeper County
Campaign: Bristoe Campaign (October-November 1863) previous battle in campaign Campaigns
Date(s): November 7, 1863
Principal Commanders: Major General George G. Meade [US]; General Robert E. Lee [CS]
Forces Engaged: Corps
Estimated Casualties: 2,537 total (1,600 Confederate prisoners)
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- Size: Figures Stand up to 2-1/8 inches tall
- Scale: 1/32nd, Wagons and Horses slightly smaller
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