- Brandy Station, Virginia
Brandy Station is a historic unincorporated community in Culpeper County,
Virginia, United States. Its original name was Brandy. The name Brandy Station comes from the Orange and Alexandria Railroadstation that was constructed in the 19th century.
Brandy Station was the site of the 1863
Battle of Brandy Station, the largest predominantly cavalryengagement of the American Civil Waras well as the largest to take place ever on American soil. [ [http://brandystationfoundation.com/pages/battle.htm Brandy Station Foundation] . Of the 20,500 men engaged, approximately 3,000 were Union infantrymen. The Battle of Trevilian Stationin 1864 was the largest "all"-cavalry battle of the war. According to the [http://www.civilwar.org/landpreservation/l_accomplishments.htm American Civil War Battlefield Preservation Trust] Brandy Station was the largest battle of its kind on American soil.] Culpeper Regional Airportis located on Beverly Ford Road in Brandy Station.
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