The Battle of the Teutoburg Forest. Took place in Teutoburg Forest in 9 CE, when an alliance of Germanic tribes led by Arminius of the Cherusci ambushed and decisively destroyed three Roman legions and their auxiliaries, led by Publius Quinctilius Varus. Despite several successful campaigns and raids by the Roman army in the years after the battle, they never again attempted to conquer Germanian territory east of the Rhine River.
June 9, 1863 – The Battle of Brandy Station. As the Army of Northern Virginia, under the command of General Robert E. Lee, started moving northward to take the war to the Union, General J.E.B. Stuart was tasked to use the Confederate cavalry to screen this movement from Union scouts. But the Federals soon learned of a large rebel presence in area around Culpeper Court House, near a train depot named “Brandy Station.”