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Braddock Supervisor John Cook (right) watches as Patty and Robert Kozak, descendants of the Union scout who planned the ambush, unveil the new historical marker commemorating the Bog Wallow Ambush of 1861.

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Burke Civil War Marker Unveiled

The sign commemorates the “Bog Wall Ambush,” an 1861 Civil War skirmish.

Supervisor John Cook (R-Braddock) and members of the Fairfax County History Commission gathered at the intersection of Dunleigh Drive and Braddock Road on Sunday, May 5, to dedicate a new historical marker commemorating the “Bog Wall Ambush,” an 1861 Civil War skirmish. The Fairfax County History Commission hosted the dedication ceremony, which was followed by a reception at historic Oak Hill.

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