In this vicinity the Union cavalryman, Gregg, guarding army trains moving to Petersburg, was attacked by Wade Hampton, June 24, 1864. Gregg was driven back toward Charles City Courthouse, but the wagon trains crossed the James safely. This action closed the cavalry campaign that began at Trevillians, June 11-12, 1864.
Geographic Location: Charles City County
Physical Description of Location: Charles City, VA 23030. Located on State Route 603, 1 mile west of the intersection of State Route 603 and Barnetts Road (Rt. 609). Marker is on the right when traveling west on State Route 603.
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