150 Years Ago: J.E.B. Stuart at Freeman’s Ford

After their retreat from the Culpeper County, elements of General John Pope’s Army of Virginia occupied crossing points on the Rappahannock River astride the Orange & Alexandria Railroad. Several crossing points existed in the vicinity of Rappahannock Station (today’s Remington). One of those was Freeman’s Ford. Still smarting from the embarrassment from the Verdiersville raid,Continue reading “150 Years Ago: J.E.B. Stuart at Freeman’s Ford”

Culpeper biosolids hearing today: Another threat to Brandy Station (and other battlefields)

UPDATE:  The Culpeper BOS voted down the biosolids facility, 5-1. This issue has been on my radar for some time. From the looks of it, things will come to a head today. From the Culpeper Star-Exponent: BOS to discuss biosolids, roads The Culpeper County Board of Supervisors will hear remarks concerning a biosolids storage facilityContinue reading “Culpeper biosolids hearing today: Another threat to Brandy Station (and other battlefields)”