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White Oak Swamp   

Other Names: None

Location: Henrico County

Campaign: Peninsula Campaign (March-September 1862)

Date(s): June 30, 1862

Principal Commanders: Maj. Gen. William Franklin [US]; Maj. Gen. Thomas J. Jackson [CS]

Forces Engaged: Armies

Estimated Casualties: 500 total

Description: The Union rearguard under Maj. Gen. William Franklin stopped Jacksonís divisions at the White Oak Bridge crossing, resulting in an artillery duel, while the main battle raged two miles farther south at Glendale or Frayserís Farm. White Oak Swamp can be considered part of the Glendale engagement.

Result(s): Inconclusive

CWSAC Reference #: VA020a

Preservation Priority: II.3 (Class C)

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