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Brandy Station, Virginia
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Virginia
County Culpeper
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)

Brandy Station is an unincorporated community in Culpeper County, Virginia, United States. Its original name was Brandy. The name Brandy Station comes from a local tavern sign that advertised brandy.

Brandy Station was the site of the 1863 Battle of Brandy Station, the largest predominantly cavalry engagement of the American Civil War as well as the largest to take place ever on American soil.

Auburn, Farley, and the Graffiti House are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Culpeper Regional Airport is located on Beverly Ford Road in Brandy Station.

Meade-Sedgwick-Tyler
Generals George Meade, John Sedgwick and Robert O. Tyler along with staff officers at the horse artillery headquarters in Brandy Station, Virginia, February 1864.
Rufus Ingalls and crew-Brandy Station Virginia
General Rufus Ingalls and other officers in Brandy Station, Virginia, April 1864.

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