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161st Anniversary of the Battle of Brandy Station

June 9 @ 5:30 am - 1:30 pm

On June 8-9, 2024, CBT, its supporters and partners will commemorate the 161st Anniversary of the Battle of Brandy Station with a series of events.

Saturday, June 8: 

  • Self-Guided Trail Ride: CBT, its supporters and partners have organized a FREE trail ride at the Battlefield.  Equestrians can bring their own horses to enjoy a self-guided trail ride of up to 7 miles with optional stops at historic sites where CBT guides will offer highlights of the largest cavalry battle of the Civil War.   Riders must sign up in advance and provide a negative Coggins.  Sign up link coming soon.
  • Living history camp with cavalry re-enactors. Details coming soon.

Sunday, June 9: 

  • FREE Real Time Tour of the Battle of Brandy Station: Tours start at 5:30 AM, the approximate start of the Battle in 1863 (considering daylight savings time).  Just show up at the locations and times listed below.
    • 5:30 AM – 11380 Beverly Ford Rd, Brandy Station, VA – Intro of battle/Opening clash. Note: This is a dead-end, park on the right-hand side of the road.
    • 6:30 AM – 12465 Beverly Ford Rd – The field of battle develops.  Note: Park in circle lot.
    • 7:30 AM – Intersection of Beverly Ford Rd and St. James Church Rd – The line is drawn. Note: Park in circle lot.
    • 9:30 AM – 12465 Beverly Ford Rd (same as 6:30 AM location) – Buford’s Knoll actions.
    • 12 Noon – 20362 Fleetwood Heights Rd, Brandy Station – The clash of the cavalry.
    • 1:30 PM Lenn Park, 18063 Stevensburg, Rd., Culpeper – Duffie attacks.  Note: meet at the cannon south of the pavilion.

Details

Date:
June 9
Time:
5:30 am - 1:30 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://culpeperbattlefieldtours.com/events-and-news

Venue

Brandy Station Battlefield
12465 Beverly Ford Rd
Brandy Station, VA
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Organizer

Culpeper Battlefield Tours
Phone:
540-632-4500
Email:
info@culpeperbattlefield.com
View Organizer Website