Key facts about the Battle of Port Walthall Junction.
- May 6–7, 1864
- Chesterfield County, Virginia
Principal Union Commanders
- Major General Benjamin F. Butler
- Brigadier General Charles Heckman
- Brigadier General William H. T. Brooks
Principal Confederate Commanders
Union forces Engaged
- Heckman’s Brigade (Army of the James)
Confederate Forces Engaged
- Brigadier General Johnson Hagood’s South Carolina brigade, assigned to Major General Bushrod Johnson’s Division
Number of Union Soldiers Engaged
- Roughly 8,000
Number of Confederate Soldiers Engaged
- Roughly 2,600
- 300 (killed, wounded, missing/captured)
- 200 (killed, wounded, missing/captured)
- Union victory
- Despite the Union victory, Butler’s army was no closer to achieving his goal of capturing Richmond.
Timeline of the Bermuda Hundred Campaign
These are the main battles and events of the Bermuda Hundred Campaign in order.