Fort Buffalo

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Fort Buffalo (1861-1865) - A Union U.S. Civil War Fort first established in 1861 in present day Fairfax County, Virginia. Named Fort Buffalo after the city of Buffalo, New York. Abandoned in 1865 at the end of the war.

Seven Corners Civil War Fortifications

History of Fort Buffalo

Established in 1861 by elements of the 21st New York Infantry at a strategic road junction (Seven Corners) near Falls Church, Virginia. Briefly occupied by Confederate troops after the battle of First Manassas in July 1861.

The fort was abandoned in 1865 at the end of the war.

Current Status

Fort Buffalo Marker Locale

No remains built over by Seven Corners Shopping Center, marker only in Fairfax County, Virginia.


Location: Seven Corners in Fairfax County, Virginia. The marker is located on Sleepy Hollow Road at the Seven Corners Fire Station #28 at 2949 Sleepy Hollow Road..

Maps & Images

Lat: 38.87201 Long: -77.15587

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Visited: 2 Jun 2016


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