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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

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
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 1900’s
Second Massachusetts Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, October 11, 2008
2. Second Massachusetts Infantry Monument
(approx. ¼ mile away); Eppa Rixey Boyhood Home (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Culpeper.
 
Also see . . .  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.) 
 
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.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 9, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,252 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 9, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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