Union cavalry under Philip H. Sheridan engages with Confederate cavalry under J. E. B. Stuart.

Union cavalry under Philip H. Sheridan engages with Confederate cavalry under J. E. B. Stuart at Todd’s Tavern as Sheridan attempts to clear the Brock Road from the Wilderness to Spotsylvania Court House. Some intense cavalry fighting occurs from 4 p.m. to dark between Union general Wesley Merritt and Confederate general Fitzhugh Lee.

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