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    Fleetwood Hill.  The Confederate cavalry was surprised by a Union pincer attack at Brandy Station on June 9, 1863.  The pincer closed on a rise known as Fleetwood Hill that was strategically situated between the Beverly and Kelly Fords.  The fighting here was confused and violent, as men from both sides fought desperately in two directions to control the high ground.  J.E.B. Stuart retained the field at the end of the day, but the battle was a tremendous moral victory for the largely unappreciated Union cavalry, and something of an embarrassment for the unprepared Confederate troopers.  The Civil War Trust has preserved 1,798 acres of the battlefield. 

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    Fleetwood Hill.  The Confederate cavalry was surprised by a Union pincer attack at Brandy Station on June 9, 1863.  The pincer closed on a rise known as Fleetwood Hill that was strategically situated between the Beverly and Kelly Fords.  The fighting here was confused and violent, as men from both sides fought desperately in two directions to control the high ground.  J.E.B. Stuart retained the field at the end of the day, but the battle was a tremendous moral victory for the largely unappreciated Union cavalry, and something of an embarrassment for the unprepared Confederate troopers.  The Civil War Trust has preserved 1,798 acres of the battlefield. 

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