Its hard to find a book about the Civil War that doesn’t mention Fauquier County, Virginia. From John S Mosby to The Black Horse Cavalry, the county is rich in Civil War history and lore. The Old Jail Museum in historic Old Town Warrenton features relics from the Revolutionary and Civil Wars, and exhibits including the John S. Mosby collection.
Explore the Virginiana Room at the Fauquier County Public Library. Historical documents, books and newspapers from Fauquier County and a variety of materials pertaining to the Commonwealth of Virginia and prominent Virginians can be found there.
The Fauquier Historical Society provided a brief history of Fauquier County and the County Seat, Warrenton. Click here to read the summary.