“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Hartwood in Stafford County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)

Cavalry Affairs

Cavalry Affairs Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kathy Walker, April 11, 2007
1. Cavalry Affairs Marker
Inscription. Near here Wade Hampton with a small cavalry force surprised and captured 5 officers and 87 men of the Third Pennsylvania Cavalry, November 28, 1862. At that time Burnside was moving toward Fredericksburg. On February 25, 1863, Fitz Lee, on a reconnaissance, attacked Union cavalry here, driving it back on Falmouth where the Union army was encamped.
Erected 1931 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number N-5.)
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 38° 24.02′ N, 77° 33.866′ W. Marker was near Hartwood, Virginia, in Stafford County. Marker was at the intersection of Warrenton Road (U.S. 17) and Hartwood Road (County Route 612), on the right when traveling west on Warrenton Road. Click for map. Marker was in this post office area: Hartwood VA 22471, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Hartwood Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Hartwood Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gold Mining in Stafford County (approx. half a mile away); Mt. Olive Baptist Church (approx. 3 miles away); The Mud March (approx. 3.7 miles away); Civilian Conservation Corps Company 2363 (approx. 3.7 miles away); Fredericksburg Campaign (approx. 3.7 miles away); Hulls Memorial Baptist Church (approx. 4.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Hartwood.
Categories. MilitaryNotable EventsNotable PersonsWar, US Civil
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,255 times since then and 83 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
Editor’s want-list for this marker. As marker was reported missing, a picture of the new marker when replaced. • Can you help?
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