2 edition of feasibility study for the establishment of a Trevilian Station Battlefield State Park found in the catalog.
feasibility study for the establishment of a Trevilian Station Battlefield State Park
Virginia. Dept. of Conservation and Recreation.
|Series||Senate document ;, no. 16, Senate document (Virginia. General Assembly. Senate) ;, 2001, no. 16.|
|LC Classifications||J87 .V9 2001b no. 16, E476.6+ .V9 2001b no. 16|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||43 p. :|
|Number of Pages||43|
|LC Control Number||2001315554|
Battle of Trevilian Station June 11th, Virginia Introduction: Following the bloody repulse at the Battle of Cold Harbor on June 3, Grant decided on a new strategy. He planned to march his , man army south of the James River and seize the rail rub of Petersburg. On June 5th Grant ordered a cavalry raid to the. Battlefield State Park was dedicated in In the 90 years since, no other portion of the battlefield has been protected. Beyond the boundaries of the state park, private development of battlefield land for vacation and retirement homes is beginning to affect the historic landscape. Concerted efforts are needed to protect the remaining.
The Trevilian Station Battlefield Foundation will hold an open house on June 15 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Charles Goodall Trevilian House. Admission for the tour is free. The Battle of Trevilian Station was fought June , and the fighting around the Trevilian House and station was intense. The Patowmack Canal offers a glimpse into the early history of this country. Great Falls Park has many opportunities to explore history and nature, all in a beautiful acre park only 15 miles from the Nation's Capital.
O n June 11 , US General Sheridan was sent by General Grant to cut the railroad between Louisa and Gordonsville to disrupt Confederate supplies for Richmond. CSA General Hampton was sent by General Lee to intercept. Sheridan's cavalry, coming from Trevilians, attacked Hampton who had taken position across the Louisa-Gordonsville Road. The following units and commanders fought in the Battle of Trevilian Station of the American Civil War on the Confederate side. The Union order of battle is shown separately. Order of battle compiled from the corps organization during the battle, from the casualty returns and the reports.
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Located in rural Louisa County, Virginia, much of the Trevilian Station battlefield along U. Route 33 retains its wartime agricultural character, even land that is privately owned.
Civil War Trails signs and other historical markers help visitors to navigate and understand this battlefield, much of which has been preserved by the Trevilian Station Battlefield Foundation. Executive Summary: Senate Joint Resolution # directed the Department of Conservation and Recreation (OCR) to study the feasibility of establishing a Trevilian Station Battlefield State Park.
DCR began work on the study in May of Trevilian Station Battlefield Park About the Area Come ride or walk the equestrian trails on the original battlefield of the Battle of Trevilian Station in historic Louisa County. The over eight miles of wooded trails allow the opportunity to explore the land where the largest all-cavalry battle of the Civil War took place.
Battle of Trevilian Station. We were reminded while visiting the new National Historical Park at Cedar Creek and Belle Grove by a reenactor, that not all battlefields get equal treatment, even if their contribution to the Civil War effort was high.
And that is just where the Battle of Trevilian Station, also known as the Battle of the Trevilians, sits. Trevilian Station. Other Names: Trevilians Location: Louisa County Campaign: Grant’s Overland Campaign (May-June ) Date(s): JunePrincipal Commanders: Maj.
Gen. Philip Sheridan [US]; Maj. Gen. Wade Hampton [CS] Forces Engaged: Divisions Estimated Casualties: 1, total Description: To draw off the Confederate cavalry and open the door for a general. Battle of Trevilian Station. Contributed by Peter C.
Luebke. The Battle of Trevilian Station, fought June 11–12,during the American Civil War (–), was a victory for Confederate cavalry under Wade Hampton when they turned back Union raiders under the command of General Philip H. Sheridan. Over the years, the Civil War Trust has saved over 1, acres at the Trevilian Station battlefield, including this tract at the Dunn Farm.
Virginia Central Railroad Rob Shenk. The Battle of Trevilian Station Trevilians. In early June,while mired in his trenches at Cold Harbor and hoping to draw attention away from his planned movement across the James River to Petersburg, Union commander Lieut.
Gen. Ulysses S. Grant sent Maj. Gen. Phillip Sheridan with two cavalry divisions on an ambitious raid westward toward Charlottesville. Our Battle of Trevilian Station page includes history articles, battle maps, photo galleries, recommended books, and more on this Civil War battle in Virginia.
In early June,Lieut. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant ordered Maj. Gen. Philip Sheridan, his cavalry commander, to embark on a raid westward from Grant’s army near Cold Harbor. The Battle of Brandy Station, also called the Battle of Fleetwood Hill, was the largest predominantly cavalry engagement of the American Civil War, as well as the largest ever to take place on American soil.
It was fought on June 9,around Brandy Station, Virginia, at the beginning of the Gettysburg Campaign by the Union cavalry under Maj.
Gen. Alfred. The American Battlefield Trust is a (c)(3) non-profit organization. Donations to the Trust are tax deductible to the full extent allowable under the. Map showing the battle of Trevilian Station, taken from battles and leaders of the Civil War, vol 4 p Battle of Trevilian Station June Home - Book Shop - Wars - Battles - Biographies - Timeline - Weapons - Blog - Full Index - Subjects - Concepts - Country - Documents - Pictures & Maps.
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likes. The Trevilian Station Battlefield Foundation (TSBF) is a (c)(3) Virginia Corporation dedicated to. Camp Hero State Park is a acre ( km 2) state park located on Montauk Point, a feasibility study was undertaken for developing the site as a golf course. There are plans to create a museum and an interpretive center that will focus on World War II and Cold War history inside the radar tower.
Find out why Virginia is for Lovers. You’ll get monthly travel inspiration, insider tips, and itineraries to help you plan your best Virginia vacation yet. During the war, the Virginia Central was a key element in Virginia's vast rail network, the most extensive in the South.
The line remained largely in Confederate hands throughout the war and was essential to the rapid movement of troops and supplies, especially between Richmond and the Shenandoah Valley.
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In three days of hard riding, Hampton was able to reach Trevilian’s Station on the Virginia Central, just a few miles west of Louisa Court House. That evening, Hampton bedded down near the station, while Lee went into camp near the courthouse.
To the north, Sheridan encamped near Clayton’s Store. Friends of Trevilian Station, PRESIDENTS COLUMN UPDATE. Park Day Update. Today April 6, was our annual Park Day where we worked around the circa Trevilian House. While the ladies did cleaning inside and the men did some outside work, the work crew was very small.
Located along State Route 33 in Louisa County, the Wilson and Mays Tracts are comprised of two contiguous parcels measuring approximately acres within the core and study areas of the Trevilian Station Battlefield.
The property fronts Route 33 (also known as Louisa Road) and is almost entirely wooded.Roughly 1, soldiers died in the Battle of Trevilian Station, which was fought on the property now owned by Hottinger. Although the property is already home to two electrical poles, Trevilian Station Battlefield Foundation members were concerned that the higher cell phone tower would be more noticeable.Battle of Trevilian Station Ap (VRG-1) Battle of Trevilian Station.
Landmark & Historical Place Louisa, VA. people checked in here. Tim Massey added a new photo — at Battle of Trevilian Station. October 7, Louisa, VA History Museum. /5.