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The Battle of Middleburg

June 17-19, 1863 in Middleburg, Virginia
Gettysburg Campaign

Union Forces Commanded by:
Brig. Gen. David M. Gregg
Forces Killed Wounded Captured
- 16 46 37*

Confederate Forces Commanded by:
Maj. Gen. J.E.B. Stuart
Forces Killed Wounded Captured
- - - -

**Missing and Captured
Conclusion: Inconclusive Victory


Maj. Gen. J.E.B. Stuart, screening Lee's invasion route, sparred with Pleasonton's cavalry. On the June 17, Col. Alfred Duffié's isolated 1st Rhode Island Cavalry Regiment was attacked by the brigades of Munford and Robertson. The 1st Rhode Island Cavalry was routed, taking about 250 casualties.
On the 19th, J. Irvin Gregg's brigade advanced, driving Stuart's cavalry 1 mile beyond the town. Both sides were reinforced and mounted and dismounted skirmishing continued.
Stuart was gradually levered out of his position but fell back to a 2nd ridge, still covering the approaches to the Blue Ridge gap.
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