Battle of Namozine Church Facts

April 3, 1865

Kery facts about the Battle of Namozine Church.

Thomas Custer, Civil War Officer

Thomas Custer, brother of George Armstrong Custer, received the Congressional Medal of Honor for his valor at the Battle of Namozine Church.

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Date and Location

  • April 3, 1865
  • Amelia County, Virginia

Campaign

Principal Union Commanders

Principal Confederate Commanders

Union Forces Engaged

  • Colonel William Wells’ Brigade of Brigadier General George Custer’s Cavalry Division

Confederate Forces Engaged

  • Fitzhugh Lee’s Cavalry Brigade

Number of Union Soldiers Engaged

  • Roughly 1,000

Number of Confederate Soldiers Engaged

  • Roughly 700

Estimated Union Casualties

  • 95 killed and wounded

Estimated Confederate Casualties

  • Unknown killed, 15 known wounded, 350 captured

Results of the Battle of Namozine Church

  • The outcome of the Battle of Namozine Church was inconclusive.

Timeline of the Battle of Namozine Church

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

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Citation Information

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  • Article Title Battle of Namozine Church Facts
  • Coverage April 3, 1865
  • Author
  • Keywords battle of namozine church, american civil war, appomattox campaign, george armstrong custer, william wells, fitzhugh lee
  • Website Name American History Central
  • Access Date November 29, 2022
  • Publisher R.Squared Communications, LLC
  • Original Published Date
  • Date of Last Update October 16, 2022

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