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Battle of Glendale (also known as Frayser's Farm)

Location: Glendale, VA
Dates: June 30, 1862
Union Commander:   George B. McClellan, Major General
Confederate Commander:  Robert E. Lee, General

Battle Summary:
After engaging CS General Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia, at Savage's Station, US Major General George B. McClellan continued his retreat toward the James River.  McClellan's Army of the Potomac was strung out over Elko Road and the Charles City Road, with the lead elements moving towards Frayser's Farm, along the Willis Church Road.

Lee, hoping to crush the retreating Army of the Potomac...  More>>>>


Battlefield marker on the Glendale Battlefield, part of the Richmond NMP.






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