§Confederate Brigadier GeneralWilliam
division opened the attack, stopping Drake’s
advance, while Brig. Gen. Jo Shelby’s division launched
a crushing assault on the Union left.
Confederate numbers forced Drake,
who had been seriously wounded in the fighting, to capitulate.
captured all of the empty Federal supply wagons.§The Confederates
estimated 41 killed, 108 wounded, and 144 missing.
§The Federal numbers
are more difficult to determine because approximations range
from 1,133 to 1,600, as the entire column was captured.
Monument at Marks’ Mill to the “complete Confederate
“General James F. Fagan’s Division of
Confederate Cavalry surprised and captured a Union supply train
of 2,00 men and 240 wagonloads of supplies.”