The Battle of Malvern Hill


The Battle of Malvern Hill happened on June 1, 1862. The battle lasted 7 days

General information of the battle

The Confederate army was under General Robert E. Lee's command, Union army was under General Fitz John Porter's control. The Confederate side won this battle. Confederate casualties at Malvern Hill totaled 5,650, compared with the Union's 3,007

The following result by the battle

The Confederate victory convinced Union Commander George McCllelan to abandon plans to advance upon Richmond.