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On May 10, elements of Maj. Gen. 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. (Click Here For Details...)


Report of Colonel Alvin C. Voris, 67th Ohio Infantry, of operations May 9-10, 1864. (Click Here For Details...)


Engineer Office 10th Army Corps Map
Sketch No. 2 of roads between Head Quarters 10th Army Corps and Swift Creek on the South with enemy’s 2nd line of entrenchments around Drewry’s Bluff on the North. (Click Here For Details)
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To Brig. General A. Terry with Col. Sorrel’s compliments May 24, 1864

Found among papers in the Army Field Desk of Brevet Major General Alvin Coe Voris who commanded the Union Force in the Chester Station fight May 10, 1864.

The original map is stored in the Map Room at the Library of Virginia in Richmond.

 

 

Result(s): Inconclusive

Location: Chesterfield County

Campaign: Bermuda Hundred Campaign (May-June 1864)

Date: May 10, 1864

Principal Commanders: Maj. Gen. Benjamin Butler [US]; Gen. P.G.T. Beauregard [CSA]

Forces Engaged: Divisions

Estimated Casualties: 569 total

 

 

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