Confederate Maj. Gen. Fitzhugh Lee

Confederate Maj. Gen. Fitzhugh Lee led a veteran force of 2,500 cavalrymen into defeat by a much smaller Union force made up of black troops in the May 24, 1864 Battle of Wilson's Wharf.

( Courtesy of the Library of Congress / February 20, 2014 )

Confederate Maj. Gen. Fitzhugh Lee led a veteran force of 2,500 cavalrymen into defeat by a much smaller Union force made up of black troops in the May 24, 1864 Battle of Wilson's Wharf.

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