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The Civil War in Fairfax County and the Capital Region

Start Your Civil War Adventure in Fairfax County, Virginia. Just outside of Washington, DC, Fairfax County provides an unrivaled opportunity to connect with Civil War landmarks, museums and re-enactments at the epicenter of where these history-making events took place. From here, you can discover regional events and explore legendary battlefields like Antietam (Sharpsburg), Manassas (Bull Run), Fredericksburg, Gettysburg, Harper's Ferry and more!

Exploring the critical role of Fairfax County's Civil War heritage is just one of many exciting activities you'll find. Fairfax County also provides access to renowned entertainment venues, shopping and dining, all near the Nation's Capital. Don't miss this opportunity to visit where Civil War history was made while taking the time to make some history of your own!

Historic Fairfax Courthouse

Civil War Attractions

Explore the wealth of Civil War attractions throughout the Capital Region that tell the tales of war.  More
Battle of Second Manassas

People, Battles & Stories

Fascinating stories, epic battles and American heroes all played a role in defining the Civil War. More
Civil War Trails

Civil War Events

Various sites and attractions throughout the region hold Civil War themed events to commemorate and educate.  More
Grant Memorial

Civil War Itineraries

Browse these self guided tours that take you through the Capital Region from battlefields to little known Civil War sites. More
Battle of Ox Hill Painting

Download Our Civil War Brochure

Instantly download the complete digital guide of all things Fairfax County related to the Civil War. More
Arlington Cemetery

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Our monthly eNewsletter details the sites, events and stories that bring the Civil War to life in the Capital Region. More


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Like Fairfax Civil War on Facebook

Be sure to visit our Civil War Facebook page for information on the Civil War in the Capital Region. More
Battle of Ox Hill Painting

Download the Fairfax County Civil War Brochure

This downloadable brochure has an amazing amount of Civil War information regarding Fairfax County and the Civil War. More
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Visit the Fairfax Civil War YouTube Channel

Visit us on YouTube and see videos related to Fairfax County's Civil War stories. More