Battles at Bristoe Station

Battles at Bristoe Station

Kettle Run During the Battle of Bristoe Station October 14, 1863

Book - 2014
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In consultation with the Virginia Department of Historic Resources, the Virginia Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway administration found that the rehabilitation of the Aden Road Bridge near Nokesville in Prince William County would have an adverse effect on the Bristoe Station Battlefield and developed this publication to account the effects of the undertaking on the historic site. The Battle of Bristoe Station in October 1863, occurring in the aftermath of Gettysburg, was a brief but bloody engagement that was a tactical defeat for the Confederate forces that marked the last offensive campaign of the Army of Northern Virginia, although they achieved the strategic objective of protecting the Confederate capital at Richmond. This publication examine how the action that occurred on Kettle Run, a small stream to the west of the Bristoe Station Battlefield Heritage Park, affected the outcome of the battle and the war.
Publisher: [Virginia] : [Publisher not identified], 2014
Branch Call Number: 973.735 Hu
Description: 20 pages : illustrations, maps, 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Cultural Resource Analysts, Inc


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