?  161st Anniversary of the Battle of Brandy Station

161st Anniversary of the Battle of Brandy Station

Submitted by: Culpeper Battlefield Tours
Phone: 540-632-4500
Email Address: info(at)culpeperbattlefieldtours.com
Date Added: 5/23/2024

June 8 - 9, 2024 Commemoration Event Schedule

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 below. This event is supported by the Virginia Horse Industry Board and the Virginia Horse Council.


Sunday, June 9 (please bring no horses on this day- the only horses will be with reenactors):

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.

DIRECTIONS
How to get to the Brandy Station Battlefield?
All Sat, June 8 and Sun, June 9 public activities will take place at the Cunningham Farm Circle, 12465 Beverly Ford Rd in Brandy Station, VA. The site is near the end of the Culpeper Regional Airport runway.



Admission is free,


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