Battle of Compton’s Ferry

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Category: Battles
Date(s): 08/11/1862

The Battle of Compton’s Ferry (also known as Little Compton Ferry) was an action during the American Civil War, occurring August 11, 1862, along the Grand River. Colonel John A. Poindexter and his force of 1200 to 1500 Confederate recruits were caught at Compton Ferry along the Grand River by forces […]