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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
Civil War  |  Battlefield
Ball's Bluff Battlefield
Leesburg, VA
Civil War  |  Historic Site
Ball's Bluff Battlefield Regional Park
Leesburg, VA
Civil War  |  Battlefield
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Aldie, VA
Civil War  |  Battlefield
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Civil War  |  Battlefield
Middleburg Battlefield
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Civil War  |  Historic Site
Sully Historic Site
Chantilly, VA
Civil War  |  Historic Site
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
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Civil War  |  Battlefield
Harpers Ferry Battlefield
Harpers Ferry, WV
Civil War  |  Battlefield
Cool Spring Battlefield
Bluemont, VA
Civil War  |  Historic Site
Mosby Heritage Area, Rector House
Marshall, VA
Civil War  |  Historic Site
Monocacy National Battlefield
Frederick, MD
Civil War  |  Battlefield
Monocacy Battlefield
Frederick, MD
Civil War  |  Historic Site
Kennedy Farmhouse
Sharpsburg, MD
Civil War  |  Battlefield
Chantilly Battlefield
fairfax, VA
Civil War  |  Heritage Site
Montgomery County Historical Society
Rockville, MD
Civil War  |  Battlefield
Upperville Battlefield
Upperville, VA
Civil War  |  Historic Site
Barbara Fritchie House and Museum
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Civil War  |  Museum
National Museum of Civil War Medicine
Frederick, MD
Civil War  |  Cemetery
Mount Olivet Cemetery
Frederick, MD
Civil War  |  Historic Site
Manassas National Battlefield Park
Manassas, VA
Civil War  |  Battlefield
Bull Run Battlefield
Manassas, VA
Civil War  |  Battlefield
Second Manassas Battlefield
Gainesville, VA
Civil War  |  Battlefield
Thoroughfare Gap Battlefield
Broad Run, VA
Civil War  |  Visitor Center
Fairfax Museum and Visitor Center
Fairfax, VA
Civil War  |  Historic Site
Ben Lomond Historic Site
Manassas, VA
Civil War  |  Battlefield
Summit Point Battlefield
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Civil War  |  Historic Site
Clara Barton National Historic Site
Glen Echo, MD
Civil War  |  Battlefield
Shepherdstown Battlefield
Shepherdstown, WV
Civil War  |  Battlefield
Buckland Mills Battlefield
Gainesville, VA
Civil War  |  Battlefield
South Mountain Battlefield
Boonsboro, MD
Civil War  |  Museum
Pry House Field Hospital Museum
Keedysville, MD
Civil War  |  Historic Site
Shepherdstown Historic District
Shepherdstown, WV
Civil War  |  Historic Site
South Mountain State Battlefield
Middletown, MD
Civil War  |  Museum
The Manassas Museum System
Manassas, VA
Civil War  |  Battlefield
Antietam Battlefield
Sharpsburg, MD
Civil War  |  Battlefield
Antietam National Battlefield
Sharpsburg, MD
Civil War  |  Museum
National Museum of Health and Medicine
Silver Spring, MD
Civil War  |  Battlefield
Bristoe Station Battlefield
Bristow, VA
Civil War  |  Historic Site
Bristoe Station Battlefield Heritage Park
Bristow, VA
Civil War  |  Historic Site
Civil War Defenses of Washington
Washington, DC
Civil War  |  Battlefield
Fort Stevens Battlefield
Washington, DC
Civil War  |  Historic Site
Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial
Arlington, 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