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Culpeper in Culpeper County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Second Massachusetts Infantry

 
 
Second Massachusetts Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, October 11, 2008
1. Second Massachusetts Infantry Monument
Inscription.  
The
Second
Massachusetts
Infantry
Have raised this stone in memory
of their dead who fell in the
Battle of Cedar Mountain
Aug - 9 - 1862

 
Location. 38° 28.205′ N, 77° 59.485′ W. Marker is in Culpeper, Virginia, in Culpeper County. Marker is on U.S. Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Located in the Culpeper National Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Culpeper VA 22701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Seventh Ohio Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker); 28th Regiment New York State Volunteer Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 10th Maine Volunteer Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Pennsylvania (within shouting distance of this marker); Culpeper Court House (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Culpeper Court House (approx. 0.2 miles away); A Tribute to Black Americans – Early 1900s (approx. mile away); Eppa Rixey Boyhood Home (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Culpeper.
 
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Second Massachusetts Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, October 11, 2008
2. Second Massachusetts Infantry Monument
 2nd Massachusetts Infantry. Known as "Gordon's Regulars," the regiment was known for its very competent officers. (Submitted on November 9, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Grave of Lt. Col. James Savage image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, October 11, 2008
3. Grave of Lt. Col. James Savage
Lt. Col. Savage was wounded at Cedar Mountain and captured. He died of the wounds in October 1862, at Charlottsville, Virginia. He was reburied in the Culpeper National Cemetery after the war.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 9, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,234 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 9, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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