Portrait of J. E. B. Stuart

Federal troops nearly captured Confederate Major General J. E. B. Stuart on the first day of the Battle of Middleburg. [Wikimedia Commons]

Battle of Middleburg Facts

June 17–June 19, 1863

Key facts about the Battle of Middleburg, which took place from June 17 through June 19, 1863, was part of Robert E. Lee's Gettysburg Campaign.

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Date and Location

  • June 17-19, 1863
  • Loudoun County, Virginia

Campaign

Principal Union Commanders

  • Brigadier General David M. Gregg
  • Colonel Alfred Duffié
  • Colonel John Irvin Gregg

Principal Confederate Commanders

Union Forces Engaged

  • Various cavalry regiments of the Army of the Potomac

Confederate Forces Engaged

  • Various cavalry regiments of the Army of Northern Virginia

Number of Union Soldiers Engaged

  • Undetermined

Number of Confederate Soldiers Engaged

  • Undetermined

Union Casualties

  • 349 (killed, wounded, captured/missing)

Confederate Casualties

  • 40 (killed, wounded, captured/missing)

Result

  • Inconclusive

Significance

  • Federal troops nearly captured Confederate Major General J. E. B. Stuart on the first day of the Battle of Middleburg

Timeline of the Gettysburg Campaign

These are the main battles and events of the Gettysburg Campaign in order.

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Citation Information

The following information is provided for citations.

  • Article Title Battle of Middleburg Facts
  • Coverage June 17–June 19, 1863
  • Author
  • Keywords Battle of Middleburg, Gettysburg Campaign, Civil War\
  • Website Name American History Central
  • Access Date July 27, 2021
  • Publisher R.Squared Communications, LLC
  • Original Published Date
  • Date of Last Update March 14, 2021
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