Key facts about the Battle of Bristoe Station.
- October 14, 1863
- Prince William County in northeastern Virginia
Principal Union Commanders
- Major General Gouverneur K. Warren
Principal Confederate Commanders
- Lieutenant General A.P. Hill
- Major General Henry Heth
Union Forces Engaged
- 2nd Corps of the Army of the Potomac
Confederate Forces Engaged
- 3rd Corps of the Army of Northern Virginia
Number of Union Soldiers Engaged
- Roughly 8,000
Number of Confederate Soldiers Engaged
- Roughly 17,000
Estimated Union Casualties
- 550 (killed, wounded, captured/missing)
Estimated Confederate Casualties
- 1,400 (killed, wounded, captured/missing)
- Union victory
- The Union victory prompted Confederate General Robert E. Lee to call a halt to his Bristoe Campaign.
Timeline of the Bristoe Campaign
These are the main battles and events of the Bristoe Campaign in order.