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Action at Dranesville Marker, T-36

Near here two foraging expeditions came in conflict, December 20, 1861. The Union force was commanded by General Ord, the Confederate by J. E. B. Stuart. Stuart attacked in order to protect his foraging parties, but was forced to retire after a sharp fight. The next day he returned, reinforced, and carried off his wounded.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1931
Region: Northern Virginia Region
Geographic Location: Fairfax County
Physical Description of Location: Great Falls, VA 22066. Located on Leesburg Pike (Rt. 7), 0.75 miles southeast of the intersection of Leesburg Pike (Rt. 7) and Georgetown Pike (Rt. 193). Marker is on the left when traveling southeast on Leesburg Pike (Rt. 7).
GPS Location: 38.995448,-77.337189
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