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Scouts salute the monuments of Generals Isaac Stevens and Philip Kearny in Ox Hill Battlefield Park.

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A Time of Remembrance

Memorial Day ceremony held at Ox Hill Battlefield Park.

The Battle of Ox Hill was fought Sept. 1, 1862 in a torrential thunderstorm. When it ended, two key Union generals were dead and more than 1,500 soldiers had been killed or wounded. It’s the only major Civil War battle that occurred in Fairfax County.

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