US Major General Philip Sheridan's divisions marched south from Halltown, reaching Berryville on September 3.
Happening upon elements of Brigadier General George Crook's corps going into camp, Major General R.H. Anderson's (Kershaw's) division attacked with limited results.
During the night, Early brought up his entire army but by daylight found Sheridan's position too strongly entrenched to assault.
General Early withdrew after dark behind Opequon Creek.
Location: Clarke County
Campaign: Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign (August-December 1864) next battle in campaign previous battle in campaign
Date(s): September 3-4, 1864
Principal Commanders: Major General Philip Sheridan [US]; Lieutenant General Jubal Early [CS]
Forces Engaged: Corps
Estimated Casualties: 500 total