Chatham Exit Road Closed 9/2-9/5
The Chatham exit road will be closed from September 2-5, 2014 as part of the project to restore the historic viewshed from Chatham Manor. The road will be closed at all times. Please use the Chatham entrance road as a two-way road. More »
Battle of Bristoe Station
Click here for Bristoe Station Battlefield Heritage Park's programs, directions, hours of visitation, Kettle Run and Bristoe Station battle summaries, detailed trail guides, an historical map, a discussion of the land's preservation, and a listing of special events.
Bristoe Station Battlefield Heritage Park, managed by the Prince William County Historic Preservation Division, offers visitors significant portions of the core areas of two battle sites from two different campaigns: The Battle of Kettle Run (August 27, 1862) and The Battle of Bristoe Station (October 14, 1862).
The battlefields of Kelly's Ford, Rappahannock Station, Brandy Station, Mine Run and Cedar Mountain are nearby. Written guides are available for these and other nearby battlefields in the visitor centers at Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville.
Did You Know?
The battle of Chancellorsville was the biggest mismatch of the war. Yet the smaller Confederate army of 60,000 defeated the larger force of 130,000 - the biggest army of the war.