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Louisa Training School, the county's first high
school for African American students, was built
three miles northwest in 1926 with aid from the
Rosenwald Fund. In 1953, Archie Gibbs Richardson
High School replaced it here as part of an effort
Here Lafayette, moving west to protect a supply depot in Albermarle from Cornwallis, entered this road, June 13, 1781.
Hugh Hammond Bennett, "the father of soil conservation," joined the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Bureau of Soils in 1903. While conducting a soil survey of Louisa County in 1905, he came to understand the link between soil erosion and soil qua…
John Mercer Langston was born 5.5 miles N.W. of here on 14 Dec. 1829, son of plantation owner Ralph Quarles and his former slave Lucy Langston. A graduate of Oberlin College (1849), in 1855 Langston became township clerk of Brownheim, Ohio - the f…
Here the county seat was established in 1742. The British Cavalryman, Tarleton, stopped here on his raid to Charlottesville, June 3, 1781. Stoneman raided the place and destroyed the railroad, May 2, 1863. Near here Fitz Lee camped, June 10, 1864,…
The first Roman invasion of Britain led by Julius Caesar landed near here LV BC.
After breaking off the fighting of June 11, 1864, Confederate Gen. Wade Hampton's cavalry division withdrew to a position near here. Gen. Matthew C. Butler's South Carolinians spent the next morning preparing a stout defensive position along the V…
— Fought here June 11, 12, 1864 —Confederate Gens. Wade Hampton, Fitzhugh Leeand Thomas L. Rosser, victors overFederal Gens. P.H. Sheridan and G.A. Custer5000 Confederates, 8000 FederalCasualties Confederate 612 Federal 1,007Greatest a…
The Battle of Trevilian StationConfederate Gen. Wade Hampton's victory over Gen. Philip H. Sheridan at Trevilian Station on June 11-12, 1864, prevented Sheridan from joining Gen. David Hunter and destroying the Virginia Central Railroad at Charlot…
Battle of Trevilian StationHere in Oakland Cemetery, beneath small, rectangular stone markers, rest as many as 60 Confederate dead from the Battle of Trevilian Station. Most of them were never identified.
Immediately inside the gate are the gra…