"My loss was nothing."
— Mosby's Confederacy —On St. Patrick's Day, March 17, 1863, Confederate Capt. John S. Mosby and 40 Partisan Rangers attacked the picket post of the 1st Vermont Cavalry guarding this station on the Alexandria, Loudoun and Hampshire Railroad. The detachment commander Lt. Alexander G. Watson, had just been joined by Maj. William Wells and other officers to investigate charges that pickets were stealing from local citizens.
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 293297 N 4316203|
|Decimal Degrees||38.97043333, -77.38595000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 58.226', W 77° 23.157'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 58' 13.56" N, 77° 23' 9.42" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||703, 571|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 420 Washington and Old Dominion Trail, Herndon VA 20170, US|
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