Battle of Chantilly

September 1, 1862

Also known as the Battle of Ox Hill, the Battle of Chantilly was fought on September 1, 1862 in Fairfax County, Virginia. Union generals Isaac Stevens and Philip Kearny were killed while trying to dislodge General Stonewall Jackson's forces about two miles from Jermantown. The engagement was the last battle of Robert E. Lee's Northern Virginia Campaign.

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