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Battle of Cumberland Church
Part of the American Civil War
Date April 7, 1865 (1865-04-07)
Location Cumberland County
Result Confederate victory
22x20px United States (Union) 22x20px CSA (Confederacy)
Andrew A. Humphreys Robert E. Lee
II Corps Army of North Virginia
Casualties and losses
655 255

The Battle of Cumberland Church was fought on April 7, 1865, as part of the Appomattox Campaign of the American Civil War.

Near 2 p.m. on April 7, the advance of the Union II Corps encountered Confederate forces entrenched on high ground near Cumberland Church. The Union forces attacked twice but were repulsed, and darkness halted the conflict. Union Brig. Gen. Thomas A. Smyth was mortally wounded nearby, and Brig. Gen. John Irvin Gregg was captured north of Farmville, Virginia.


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Coordinates: 37°20′47″N 78°23′12″W / 37.3464°N 78.3866°W / 37.3464; -78.3866

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