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Chester Station
Civil War Virginia


American Civil War
May 10, 1864

On May 10, elements of CSA Major General Robert Ransom's division conducted a reconnaissance-in-force against a portion of Butler's army that was destroying the railroad at Chester Station. 

The Confederates attacked near the Winfree House, and the Federals retired to their Bermuda Hundred lines.

Result(s): Inconclusive

Location: Chesterfield County

Campaign: Bermuda Hundred Campaign (May-June 1864) next battle in campaign previous battle in campaign

Date(s): May 10, 1864

Principal Commanders: Major General Benjamin Butler [US]; General P.G.T. Beauregard

Forces Engaged: Divisions

Estimated Casualties: 569 total

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