Burke Station was raided in December, 1862, by Confederate General J. E. B. Stuart. It was from this site, originally the Burke Station Depot, that he sent his famous telegram to Union Quartermaster General Meigs complaining of the poor quality of the Union mules he had just captured.
Geographic Location: Fairfax County
Physical Description of Location: 9415 Old Burke Lake Road, Burke, VA 22015. Marker is
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