U. S. CIVIL WAR
April 3, 1865
Namozine Church - 2007
Estimated Casualties: 75 total
Rearguard cavalry action. A brigade of Union cavalry under Col. William Well's (Custer's Division) attacked Fitzhugh Lee's cavalry near Namozine Church on April 3. Confederate Gen. Rufus Barringer was captured nearby.
AMELIA COURT HOUSE
April 4-5, 1865
Amelia Court House - 2007
Lee brought his troops to this location from Richmond and Petersburg, hoping to continue on to North Carolina and join up with General Joseph E. Johnston's army.
Jetersville - 2007
April 5, 1865
On April 5, on his advance toward North Carolina, Lee ran into Union forces here and changed his direction to Farmville.
April 5, 1865
Location of the Battle at Amelia Springs - 2007
Estimated Casualties: 250 total
On April 5, Confederate cavalry under Fitzhugh Lee and Rosser assaulted Union cavalry under George Crook as they returned from burning Confederate wagons at Painesville. This running fight started north of Amelia Springs and pushed through and beyond Jetersville.
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