Opening of the Gettysburg Campaign
The marker for the Opening of the Gettysburg Campaign is just west of Brandy Station, Virginia.
From this point it is 100 miles in a direct line to Gettysburg.
Location and Directions
The marker is on the south side of Brandy Road (State Route 762) west of Brandy Station. (38.499757° N, 77.899749° W ; see map)
From the marker
On this plain Lee reviewed
his cavalry, June 8, 1863. The
next day the cavalry battle of
Brandy Station was fought.
On June 10, Ewell's Corps, from
its camp near here, began the
march to Pennsylvania.
Conservation & Development Commission 1927