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

Stuart's Ride Around Pope

 
 
Stuart's Ride Around Pope Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, May 10, 2008
1. Stuart's Ride Around Pope Marker
Inscription.  Stuart, starting here with his cavalry on August 22, 1862, rode around Pope's army to Catlett's Station. He destroyed supplies and army material and captured Pope's headquarters wagons.
 
Erected 1928 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number C-8.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1862.
 
Location. 38° 41.703′ N, 77° 54.4′ W. Marker is in Amissville, Virginia, in Culpeper County. Marker is at the intersection of Old Bridge Road (County Route 622) and Waterloo Road (County Route 613), on the right when traveling north on Old Bridge Road. Located on the south end of Waterloo Bridge. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Amissville VA 20106, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Second Manassas Campaign (approx. Ύ mile away); Campaign of Second Manassas (approx. 1.4 miles away); Ashland Farm (approx. 1.9 miles away); a different marker also
Stuart's Raid Started Here image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, May 10, 2008
2. Stuart's Raid Started Here
Stuart's Raid to Catlett Station began at Waterloo Bridge over the Rappahannock River.
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named Second Manassas Campaign (approx. 1.9 miles away); Culpeper County / Rappahannock County (approx. 3.8 miles away); a different marker also named Campaign of Second Manassas (approx. 4 miles away); a different marker also named Campaign of Second Manassas (approx. 4.7 miles away); Eliza Brown and the Custers (approx. 5.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Amissville.
 
Waterloo Bridge image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, May 10, 2008
3. Waterloo Bridge
A one lane survivor of older times.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 16, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,697 times since then and 95 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 16, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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Dec. 8, 2022