Battle of Strasburg

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Battle of Strasburg
Part of American Civil War
Date August 17, 1864 (1864-08-17)
Location Strasburg, Virginia
Result Union victory
United States United States (Union) Confederate States of America CSA (Confederacy)
Commanders and leaders
Colonel Penrose Jubal A. Early
Units involved
4th New Jersey Infantry
10th New Jersey Infantry
15th New Jersey Infantry
1st Connecticut Cavalry
3rd New Jersey Cavalry
three Confederate divisions
1,200 8,000-9,000
Casualties and losses
20 killed
80 wounded
250 Captured
20 killed and wounded?

The Battle of Strasburg was a relatively minor engagement in the American Civil War when a small Union force of New Jersey infantry delayed three Confederate divisions from the army of Jubal A. Early at Strasburg, Virginia.

Coordinates: 38°59′26″N 78°21′31″W / 38.990550°N 78.358615°W / 38.990550; -78.358615