Leesburg, Virginia, U.S. Civil War

The Bordertown of Leesburg, Virginia Changed Hands During The Civil War 150 Times

The town of Leesburg issued its own currency during the U.S. Civil War.

The town of Leesburg, Virginia, which was two miles from the Potomac River, voted to ceased form the union, with a vote of 400 to 22, after the state of Virignia established an Ordinance of Session. Leesburg changed hands a total of 150 times during the course of the U.S. Civil War.

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