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Jenee Lindner, chair of the 10-day county-wide commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War, in front of the Fairfax Station Railroad Museum, the site of many of the events.

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Remembering Their Sacrifice

Fairfax Station Railroad Museum commemorates first mass Civil War evacuation.

"By midnight, there must have been three thousand helpless men lying in the hay. All night long we made compresses and slings and bound up and wet wounds when we could get water…" —From the writings of Clara Barton, after tending to the wounded in the battles of Second Manassas and Ox Hill in late August, 1862.

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