Battle Of Spotsylvania Courthouse

Battle Of Spotsylvania Courthouse

Information about the Battle Of Spotsylvania Courthouse, an 1864 Civil War Battle of the American Civil War

Battle Of Spotsylvania Courthouse Facts
Location: Spotsylvania County, Virginia
Dates: May 8 – May 21, 1864
Generals: Union: Ulysses S. Grant | Confederate: Robert E. Lee
Soldiers Engaged: Union: 100,000 | Confederate: 52,000
Outcome: Inconclusive
Casualties: Union: 18,400 | Confederate: 13,400

Battle Of Spotsylvania Courthouse Summary: The Battle of Spotsylvania Court House was fought May 8 – May 21, 1864 as part of Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant’s 1864 Overland Campaign of the American Civil War.

Banner image Battle of Spottsylvania, L. Prang & Co. lithograph of work created by Thure De Thulstrup, Library of Congress.

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