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Civil War Trust's Restoration of Fleetwood Hill at Brandy Station Underway

09/05/14 - The Civil War Trust has begun work to restore a 56-acre property on the crest of Fleetwood Hill at Brandy Station to its wartime appearance. The project is among the Trust’s most ambitious restoration projects to date and focuses on land acquired in August 2013, following a $3.6 million fundraising campaign. The purchase was financed through private donations and matching grants from the federal Civil War Land Acquisition Grant Program (administered by the American Battlefield Protection Program) and the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Civil War Sites Preservation Fund. The Battle of Brandy Station, fought June 9, 1863, was the largest cavalry engagement of the Civil War.
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