Union Forces Commanded by:
Brig. Gen. H. Judson Kilpatrick
Confederate Forces Commanded by:
Maj. Gen. J.E.B. Stuart
**Missing and Captured
Conclusion: Inconclusive Victory
BATTLE SUMMARYMaj. Gen. J.E.B. Stuart's cavalry, which was riding north to get around the Union army, attacked a Union cavalry regiment, driving it through the streets of Hanover. Brig. Gen. Farnsworth's brigade arrived and counterattacked, routing the Confederate vanguard and nearly capturing Stuart himself. Stuart counterattacked.