Sussex County, Virginia, Sussex Light Dragons, U.S. Civil War

Sussex County, Virginia – During The U.S. Civil War

Members of the Confederate Sussex Light Dragon Calvary Unit.

During the U.S. Civil War, several skirmishes took place in Sussex County, Virginia. The “Sussex Light Dragons” were a Confederate Calvary Company that was formed in Sussex County.

The Union Army daughter to cut off supplies heading to Petersburg, Virginia via train. Hence, Jarratt’s Station was the site of various supply conflicts.