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 walls.
Address:
19484 Brandy Rd, Brandy Station, VA
Directions:
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.
Hours:
Sa-Su 11-4 (Call to verify)
Phone:
540-727-7718
Admission:
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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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