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Action at Accotink
Part of the American Civil War
Date July 15, 1864
Result Inconclusive
United States United States (Union) Confederate States of America CSA (Confederacy)
Commanders and leaders
Henry H. Wells John S. Mosby
Home Guard detachment 200
Casualties and losses
1 killed 1 killed

The action at Accotink was a skirmish fought between a Union Army home guard unit and 200 Confederate States Army partisan rangers under the command of Colonel John S. Mosby in Fairfax County, Virginia on July 15, 1864. One soldier from each force was killed.

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