Saturday, April 19, 10 AM-Noon, Brandy Station Battlefield tour by personal vehicle. This Brandy Station Foundation tour focuses on the Kelly's Ford & Stevensburg areas on June 9, 1863.
The tour begins with a discussion of the Union river-crossing at Kelly's Ford, and then follows the route of march of the Union cavalry division commanded by Colonel Alfred Napoleon Duffie, a deserter from the French army, to Stevensburg. The fighting at Stevensburg, a neglected aspect of the Battle of Brandy Station, is presented in detail.
This tour concludes with a description of the mortal wounding of Captain William Farley, JEB Stuart's volunteer aide de camp.
Please meet at the Graffiti House (19484 Brandy Road, Brandy Station) just before 10AM. $10.00 adult, under 12 free. More information at www.brandystationfoundation.com
Saturday, 19 April, 2014
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