Contents

Acknowledgments

Touring the Battlefields

Foreword by J. Michael Miller

Prologue

Chapter One: The Campaign

Chapter Two: This Month Won't Pass Away Without a Battle

Chapter Three: "A Wild and Exciting Scene"

Chapter Four: "Lee is Unquestionably Bullying You"

Chapter Five: The Battle of Auburn

Chapter Six: The Approach to Bristoe

Chapter Seven: The Battle of Bristoe Station

Chapter Eight: The Battle of Bristoe Station, Part II: "Bury These Poor Men"

Chapter Nine: The Battle of Buckland Mills

Conclusion: "We Never Blushed Before"

Appendix A: "Bury These Poor Men" - Lee and Hill at Bristoe Station

Appendix B: The Adventure-filled Reconnaissance of the 1st Maine Cavalry

Appendix C: "Miserable, Miserable Management": The Battles of Rappahannock Station and Kelly's Ford

Appendix D: "A Handsome Little Fight": The First Battle at Bristoe Station

Appendix E: Remembering the Fall of '63

Appendix F: Chronology of Bristoe Station Preservation Efforts

Order of Battle

Suggested Reading

About the Authors

Maps by Hal Jespersen

Bristoe Driving Tour

Bristoe Campaign

Battle of James City

Action Around Brandy Station

Warrenton and Auburn

Battle of Auburn

Battle of Bristoe Station, Phase I

Battle of Bristoe Station, Phase II

Battle of Bristoe Station, Phase III

Battle of Buckland Mills