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Ball's Bluff Battle Anniversary

A day of events commemorating the 161st Anniversary of the Battle of Ball's Bluff
Partner Event
October 29, 2022 @ 11:00 AM EDT

Balls Bluff Rd NE
Leesburg, VA 20176

Join the Friends of Ball’s Bluff at the Ball’s Bluff Regional Park just North of Leesburg, VA for a day of events commemorating the 161st Anniversary of the Battle of Ball's Bluff

Schedule

  • 11:00 - Guided Interpretive Battlefield Tour
  • 12:00 - Skirmishes between Union and Confederate reenactor units
  • 1:00 - A concert from GMU’s Civil War Band
  • 2:00 - Cannon firing demonstration
  • Sundown, 7:00 PM - Lighting of luminaria and a Cemetery Ceremony 

Please meet near the Balls Bluff National Cemetery. Tours take about one hour and cover about ½ mile over woodland trails. Dress comfortably with closed toe shoes. Water recommended. Portable bathrooms on site.

Directions

To reach Ball’s Bluff Battlefield Regional Park, go north on the Route 15 Bypass east of Leesburg approximately a mile and a half from the intersection with Route 7. Turn right at the stoplight onto Battlefield Parkway and take the first left onto Ball’s Bluff Road. The Park entrance is located at the end of this road. From the Park entrance, follow the gravel road into the Park about 100 yards to the parking lot.