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Experience the beginning of the largest cavalry engagement in American history!


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0.9

Miles

1.4

KM

Point to Point

325' 99 m

High

288' 88 m

Low

42' 13 m

Up

31' 9 m

Down

2%

Avg Grade (1°)

4%

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Features Fall Colors · River/Creek · Views

Need to Know

Wayside exhibits provide information and orientation along the way on the trail. Please remain on the marked trail throughout your visit and watch for ticks and other wildlife. There are no restrooms or drinking facilities, so please be prepared in advance for your visit.

Prohibited Materials and Activities
No Relic Hunting · No Climbing of Earthworks · No Fires · No Camping · No Drugs or Alcoholic Beverages · No Weapons · No Hunting · No Mountain Bikes · No Geocaching

Description

The Brandy Station - Buford's Knoll Battlefield trail is a seven-stop hike that will guide you through the Battle for Buford's Knoll and the Beverly Ford Road. This trail is one of three that explores the battlefield at Brandy Station.

Explore the ground where Col. John Buford's lead element ran into pickets of the 6th Virginia, who mad every effort to stop the Union advance on June 9, 1863.

Contacts

Shared By:

American Battlefield Trust

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#3

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#67

in Virginia

#2,835

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View from Buford's Knoll looking west.
Jan 4, 2019 near Bealeton, VA

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