OTHER NAME: Farmville
CAMPAIGN: Appomatox Campaign
DATE(S): March-April 1865
PRINCIPAL COMMANDERS: Major General Andrew Humphreys [US] Major General Robert Lee [CS]
FORCES ENGAGED: 0 total (US 0; CS 0;)
ESTIMATED CASUALTIES: 571 total (US 571; CS 0;)
Near 2 pm on April 7, the advance of the Union II Corps encountered Confederate forces entrenched on high ground near Cumberland Church. The Union forces attacked twice but were repulsed, and darkness halted the conflict. Union general Smythe was mortally wounded nearby, and J.I. Gregg was captured north of Farmville.
RESULTS: Confederate Victory