Fairfax Station in Civil War

Click the image to launch gallery view

Dublin Core


Fairfax Station in Civil War


Photographer Matthew Brady captured the devastation of the Civil War in Fairfax Station, Virginia. Clara Barton, founder of the American Red Cross, nursed the wounded there after the Second Battle of Manassas and the Battle of Chantilly, 1862.


Photograph from Fairfax County Public Library, Virginia Room, Photographic Archive