Brandy Station, Virginia: Graffiti House - Civil War Cavalry Battle Hospital

The house was used as a hospital after a big Civil War battle; hundreds of soldiers wrote on its inside walls.
19484 Brandy Rd, Brandy Station, VA
From Culpeper drive east on US Hwy 15 for around six miles. Turn right onto Alanthus Rd, then left on Old Brandy Rd. The road dead-ends; the house is on the right.
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Graffiti House - Civil War Cavalry Battle Hospital

Graffiti House is not far off the highway, and a sign out front details the nearby events of the Civil War. Even though we arrived during the operating hours listed [on the app], the door was locked and no hours were posted on the building. There was a note about remodeling, so maybe it'll be open again soon.

[Kristi, 07/24/2016]

We've added their phone number to the info. We recommend calling ahead to small museums, where operating hours may change and emergency closings may occur.

Graffiti House - Civil War Cavalry Battle Hospital

The Civil War battle of Fleetwood Hill was the largest calvary battle ever in North America. The nearby "Graffiti House" was used afterward as a hospital. Hundreds of Civil War soldiers wrote on the walls, including JEB Stuart.

[Jack Maher, 06/30/2013]

Just across the street from the house is a recently relocated monument that marks the spot -- or near it, anyway -- where "The Gallant Pelham" was shot, one of the top-tier Southern martyrs of the Civil War.

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