Wilson's Wharf (Fort Pocahontas )

Brig. Gen. Edward Wild, USA

Maj. Gen. Fitzhugh Lee, CSA



Lee had a cavalry division, Wild two infantry regiments.



Casualties were light, about 165 combined.



On May 24, Fitzhugh Lee's cavalry division (about 3,000 men) attacked the Union supply depot at Wilson's Wharf and was repulsed by two black regiments under Brig. Gen. Edward Wild (about 1,800 men).

Location: 
Charles City, Virginia, United States
Outcome: 
Union victory
Campaign: 
Grant's Overland Campaign (May-June 1864)
Start Date: 
Tuesday, May 24, 1864
Start Year: 
1864
End Date: 
Tuesday, May 24, 1864
End Year: 
1864
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