Carrsbrook, Virginia

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Carrsbrook
Unincorporated community
Carrsbrook is located in Virginia
Carrsbrook
Carrsbrook
Location within the state of Virginia
Carrsbrook is located in the US
Carrsbrook
Carrsbrook
Carrsbrook (the US)
Coordinates: 38°05′35″N 78°27′28″W / 38.09306°N 78.45778°W / 38.09306; -78.45778Coordinates: 38°05′35″N 78°27′28″W / 38.09306°N 78.45778°W / 38.09306; -78.45778
Country United States
State Virginia
County Albemarle
Time zone UTC−5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC−4 (EDT)
GNIS feature ID 1492719[1]

Carrsbrook is an unincorporated community in Albemarle County, Virginia.[1]

Confederate Maj. Gen. J.E.B. Stuart's "Horse Company" and Confederate infantrymen were stationed in a camp near the Rivanna River at Carrsbrook during the Civil War. Union Brig. Gen. George A. Custer’s men raided the camp under fire from Confederate forces. See Battle of Rio Hill.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Carrsbrook". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved July 27, 2013.