Brandy Station Battlefield
Battle of Brandy Station 1863
Culpeper County, Virginia


. . . the earth-shaking thunder of thousands of horses . . . curved sabers
flashing and slashing . . . gallant charges, close-range pistol shots, canisterspewing
cannons, desperate hand-to-hand fighting . . . all this and more made up the battle of Brandy Station, the largest cavalry battle (11,000 Union troopers versus 9,500Confederate horsemen) ever fought on the American continent – the opening clash of the Gettysburg Campaign.


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