June 8, 2011

Skirmish at Fairfax Court House Commemoration

June 1, 6-9pm: Skirmish at Fairfax Court House Commemoration (Historic Fairfax County Courthouse and Surrounding Grounds). Joint commemoration between City of Fairfax and Fairfax County Sesquicentennial Committees to commemorate the first land conflict of organized military units occurring in the village then known as “Fairfax Court House.” Program includes wreath-laying at 1904 Marr Monument, dedication of new Civil War Trails marker, historical dramatization/lecture inside the old courthouse from 7pm-8pm by reenactors portraying Confederates Richard Ewell and “Extra Billy” Smith.

Maddy McCoy
Fairfax County, Virginia
Slavery Inventory Database

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