“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Auburn, Virginia

Clickable Map of Fauquier County, Virginia and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Fauquier County, VA (117) Clarke County, VA (75) Culpeper County, VA (163) Loudoun County, VA (340) Prince William County, VA (658) Rappahannock County, VA (74) Stafford County, VA (208) Warren County, VA (45)  FauquierCounty(117) Fauquier County (117)  ClarkeCounty(75) Clarke County (75)  CulpeperCounty(163) Culpeper County (163)  LoudounCounty(340) Loudoun County (340)  PrinceWilliamCounty(658) Prince William County (658)  RappahannockCounty(74) Rappahannock County (74)  StaffordCounty(208) Stafford County (208)  WarrenCounty(45) Warren County (45)
Warrenton is the county seat for Fauquier County
Auburn is in Fauquier County
      Fauquier County (117)  
      Clarke County (75)  
      Culpeper County (163)  
      Loudoun County (340)  
      Prince William County (658)  
      Rappahannock County (74)  
      Stafford County (208)  
      Warren County (45)  
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1 Virginia, Fauquier County, Auburn — CL-9 — Battle of Coffee Hill(Second Battle of Auburn)
During the early morning of 14 Oct. 1863, just northwest of here, Maj. Gen. J.E.B. Stuart and two cavalry brigades, cut off from the Army of Northern Virginia by Federal infantry, attacked Union Brig. Gen. John C. Caldwell’s forces as they brewed . . . Map (db m2437) HM
2 Virginia, Fauquier County, Auburn — G-21 — Grapewood Farm Engagement
Pursued by Union detachments after raiding a train north of Catlett Station on 30 May 1863, Confederate Col. John S. Mosby and 50 of his Rangers (43rd Battalion Virginia Cavalry) made a stand on a hill just to the north. The Rangers used a howitzer . . . Map (db m4563) HM
3 Virginia, Fauquier County, Auburn — Neavil’s Mill
This Eighteenth Century Mill was operated by George Neavil. It was still in use in 1932, and was restored in 1962 by the Warrenton Antiquarian Society as a memorial to the early settlers of Fauquier County.Map (db m117021) HM
4 Virginia, Fauquier County, Auburn — 7-BX — Neavil's Ordinary Reported missing
Near here stood George Neavil's Ordinary, built at an early date and existing as late as 1792. George Washington and George William Fairfax on their way to the Shenandoah Valley stopped here in 1748.Map (db m216281) HM
5 Virginia, Fauquier County, Auburn — BX-7 — Neavil's Ordinary
George Neavil, a planter and land speculator, acquired land in this area in 1731 and for decades operated Neavil's Ordinary, which provided lodging and refreshment to travelers in Virginia's backcountry. The ordinary was well situated near major . . . Map (db m216338) HM
6 Virginia, Fauquier County, Auburn — Second Battle of AuburnStuart and Coffee Hill
In October 1863, Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia pushed Union Gen. George G. Meade's Army of the Potomac back toward the fortifications around Centreville. Meade's Army of the Potomac back toward the fortifications . . . Map (db m174820) HM
7 Virginia, Fauquier County, Auburn — CL-8 — Stuart's Bivouac
Reconnoitering on 13 Oct. 1863, Maj. Gen. J.E.B. Stuart found himself and two cavalry brigades cut off from the Army of Northern Virginia by the Union II Corps. The Confederates concealed themselves all night just north of here in a ravine only half . . . Map (db m117018) HM
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Sep. 23, 2023