Amelia Springs, Virginia
Campaign: Appomattox Campaign (March-April 1865)
April 5, 1865
Principal Commanders: Maj. Gen. George Crook
[US]; Maj. Gen. Rosser and Maj. Gen. Fitzhugh Lee [CS]
Forces Engaged: Divisions
Estimated Casualties: 250 total
Description: On April 5, Confederate cavalry under Fitzhugh
Lee and Rosser assaulted Union cavalry under George Crook as
they returned from burning Confederate wagons at Painesville.
This running fight started north of Amelia Springs and pushed
through and beyond Jetersville.