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Battle of Cross Keys, Immigrant Soldiers, 1862 ...

Location: Cross Keys

Inscription reads: "Many immigrants fought for the North and the South during the Civil War. Their numbers were especially high in Gen. Louis ... More Info

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Battle of Cross Keys, Slaughter of the 8th New ...

Location: Cross Keys

Inscription reads: "On June 8, 1862, during the Battle of Cross Keys, Gen. Isaac R. Trimble's Confederate brigade of a little more than 1,500 men ... More Info

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Battle of Cross Keys, Trimbles Ravine, 1862 ...

Location: Cross Keys

Inscription reads: "On June 8, 1862, Confederate Gen. Isaac R. Trimble led part of the 15th Alabama Infantry Regiment through the then-swampy ravine ... More Info

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Battle of Cross Keys, Walkers Flank Attack

Location: Cross Keys

Inscription reads: "After repulsing the initial Union attack, Confederate Gen. Isaac R. Trimble's brigade heavily engaged two brigades of Union Gen. ... More Info

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Battle of Dunlop Station

Location: Colonial Heights

This was the site of an important station on the Richmond and Petersburg Railroad. The station became even more important during the siege of Peter... More Info

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Battle of Kettle Run

Location: Nokesville

As Stonewall Jackson's men occupied and looted the railroad junction at Manassas Aug. 27, 1862, Federal forces approached his rear guard at Kettle ... More Info

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Battle of Middleburg

Location: Middleburg

Inscription: Here, on 19 June 1863, Maj. Gen. J.E.B. Stuart's cavalry fought Brig. Gen. David M. Gregg's Union cavalry division. Screening the marc... More Info

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Battle of Piedmont, Final Action at New Hope

Location: Fort Defiance

Inscription reads: "The Battle of Piedmont, fought on June 5, 1864, between Union Gen. David Hunter and Confederate Gen. William E. "Grumble" Jones... More Info

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Battle of Swift Creek

Location: Colonial Heights

Union troops advancing south toward Petersburg ran into Confederate resistance here May 9, 1864. Several Confederate attacks here failed to dislodg... More Info

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Battle of Tom's Brook & The Hottle-Keller Homestead

Battle of Tom's Brook & The Hottle-Keller ...

Location: Toms Brook
Battle of Tom's Brook & The Hottle-Keller Homestead

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Battle of Williamsburg

Location: Williamsburg

This was the hottest spot during the May 5, 1862, battle that challenged the Confederate rear guard as that army withdrew from its Peninsula lines ... More Info

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Baylors Farm

Location: Hopewell

Union soldiers, many of them members of United States Colored Troops regiments, met with Confederate resistance here, 2.5 miles east of the main ... More Info

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Bear Garden Farm

Location: Hanover

Come ride with us at Bear Garden Farm! A working farm that dates back to the 1720's. We offer riding lessons and guided trail rides in beautiful Ha... More Info

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Beaver Dam Creek

Beaverdam Creek Battlefield

Location: Mechanicsville
Beaver Dam Creek

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Beaverdam Depot

Beaverdam Depot

Location: Beaverdam
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Bedford City, County Museum

Location: Bedford

The Bedford City/County Museum building was built in 1895 as a Masonic Temple. This is the only example of Romanesque Revival architecture in Bedford ... More Info

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Bedford Historic Meeting House

Location: Bedford

Church building erected in 1838 as first Meeting House for Methodists in the town of Liberty. From 1886 it served a black congregation as St. ... More Info

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Beefsteak Cattle Raid

Location: Prince George

Confederate cavalry successfully slid behind Union lines in September 1864 to capture 2,486 steers meant to feed Union troops engaged in the siege of ... More Info

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