Culpeper County, Virginia

Culpeper County, Virginia – County Where 160 Civil War Battles Were Faught

Sketch of a Calvary Battle At the Battle of Brandy Station on June 9, 1863.

Between 1861 and 1865, 160 battles were faught within Culpeper County, Virginia. The reason this county was such a contentious area during the Civil War was because the Confederacy and the Union were competing for control of the Orange and Alexandria Railroad.

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