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Photograph of a misty day at Ball's Bluff Battlefield

Ball's Bluff Battlefield

Nestled inside a Leesburg residential development along the Potomac River in scenic Loudoun County, the Ball's Bluff Battlefield Regional Park is an important stop for historians, hikers, and Civil War enthusiasts.  Recently restored, a variety of hiking trails, interpretive markers and a small cemetery make visiting Ball's Bluff a can't-miss experience.

Ball's Bluff Battlefield: What's Nearby

Leesburg, VA

Preservation

The American Battlefield Trust and our members have saved more than 3 acres at Ball's Bluff Battlefield.

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Related Battles

Leesburg, VA | October 21, 1861
Result: Confederate Victory
Estimated Casualties
1,157
Union
1,002
Confed.
155