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Love’s Road-Archaeological Investigations Associated with the Fauquier and Alexandria Turnpike

This document published May 1st, 2013 describes archaeological investigations done in June of 2012. The Fauquier and Alexandria Turnpike Company was incorporated by an Act of the General Assembly in 1808 and road construction was initiated between the Little River Turnpike and Buckland between 1812 and 1818. In 1824, under the guidance of Principal Engineer Read more about Love’s Road-Archaeological Investigations Associated with the Fauquier and Alexandria Turnpike[…]

Love’s Town: Buckland Virginia, a Vision of Early American Commerce

This article from the Cultural Landscape Foundation details some of the unique commercial and entrepreneurial activity that occurred in the town of Buckland. For starters the name Buckland Mills comes from the fact that the town claimed two of the first mills ever built in Virigina. This second article also from the Cultural Landscape Foundation Read more about Love’s Town: Buckland Virginia, a Vision of Early American Commerce[…]

Buckland Mills Battlefield Academic Report: A Documentary and Landscape Analysis of the Buckland Mills Battlefield

This link is to the in-depth academic report published March 11th, 2008, titled “A DOCUMENTARY AND LANDSCAPE ANALYSIS OF THE BUCKLAND MILLS BATTLEFIELD (VA042) Submitted to NATIONAL PARK SERVICE AMERICAN BATTLEFIELD PROTECTION PROGRAM,” covers the Battle of Buckland Mills also known as the “Buckland Races.” The report, authored by Stephen Fonzo, uses archaeological and literary Read more about Buckland Mills Battlefield Academic Report: A Documentary and Landscape Analysis of the Buckland Mills Battlefield[…]

Buckland Mills Battlefield

The Civil War Trust has partnered with the Buckland Preservation Society to preserve and protect the Buckland Historic district and the Battle of Buckland Mills. Here the Civil War Trust’s website lists Buckland Preservation Society’s individual directors’ success in preserving 91 acres of land in the Buckland Mills Battlefield. Since that was written, additional land Read more about Buckland Mills Battlefield[…]

Battle of Buckland Mills October 19th, 1863 List of Regiments, Wounded and Casualities

Follow this link to Appendix A, B, and C from the Buckland Battlefield Report by Stephen Fonzo dated March, 2008. Listed below, by regiment, are casualties in the Battle of Buckland Mills, as noted in primary and secondary regimental records and histories. The date of each casualty is taken directly from the sources, and may Read more about Battle of Buckland Mills October 19th, 1863 List of Regiments, Wounded and Casualities[…]