Savage's Station

Savage's Station:

see Seven Days battlesSeven Days battles,
in the American Civil War, the week-long Confederate counter-offensive (June 26–July 2, 1862) near Richmond, Va., that ended the Peninsular campaign. After the battle of Fair Oaks the Union general George B.
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McClellan's army during the Peninsula campaign; maneuvering his 12,000 men with great skill, he deceived McClellan into wasting a month besieging Yorktown (April 4-May 4, 1862); played a prominent role in the Seven Days' battles (June 25-July 1), notably at Savage's Station (June 29) and Malvern Hill (July 1); however, his slowness in executing orders earned the displeasure of Gen.