Key facts about the First Battle of Rappahannock Station.
Also Known As
- Battle of Waterloo Bridge
- Battle of White Sulphur Springs
- Battle of Lee Springs
- Battle of Freeman’s Ford
Date and Location
- August 22 – 25, 1862
- Culpeper County, Virginia
- Fauquier County, Virginia
Principal Union Commanders
- Major General John Pope
Principal Confederate Commanders
Union Forces Engaged
- Army of Virginia
Confederate Forces Engaged
- Army of Northern Virginia
Number of Union Soldiers Engaged
Number of Confederate Soldiers Engaged
Estimated Combined Casualties
- 225 (killed, wounded, missing/captured)
- Robert E. Lee occupied John Pope’s attention while “Stonewall” Jackson flanked Pope’s army and setting the stage for the Confederate victory at the Second Battle of Bull Run.
Timeline of the Northern Virginia Campaign
These are the main battles and events of the Northern Virginia Campaign in order.