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Bristoe Station Battlefield Heritage Park

Iron Brigade Unit Ave, Bristow, VA 20136
703-366-3049
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Ranked #3 of 3 attractions in Bristow
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- Jun 9, 2014
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South Bend, Indiana
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96 reviews 96 reviews
13 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014 via mobile

Not much going on here but TICKS. Plenty of nice walking trails with lots of history on trail placards that make it quite interesting if you take the time to read them. Very picturesque old ivy covered silo, cool old barn and a couple canon. Not really much else to see. The grass 15 or 20 feet on both sides... More

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bristow
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

Not much actually happened historically but good descriptions of general strategies of the time. Park poorly maintained. Lots of poison ivy, ticks and overgrown fields. Path is well gravelled. Could be beautiful if mowed, nice area.

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Petersburg, Virginia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
27 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

This small battlefield is a nice short few mile run if combined with teh 1861, 1862 and 1863. It addressing camp life, disease concerns during the civil war, burial requirements and also tactical errors by rash manuevers which is all in one place. Its odd as its in the middle of a suburban area and lots of folks use it... More

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Bristow, Virginia
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16 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2012

I've been to a number of civil war sites and this one is kind of average. It is well marked, but its pretty much a field with trails and forest. Nevertheless, if its on your way, its worth stopping here to see what happened in the early years of the Civil War.

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