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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He describes the formation of the brigade, the formulation and execution of the Peninsula Campaign, the battles of Garnett's Hill and Goudin's Farm, the battle of Savage's Station, the ambush at White Oak Swamp.
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.