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

Pennsylvania

 
 
Pennsylvania Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, October 11, 2008
1. Pennsylvania Monument
Inscription. (Front):
Pennsylvania
remembers with solemn pride
Her Heroic Sons
who here repose in
known and unknown graves
may their sacrifice be
an inspiration to the people
and promote civic virtue, love of
liberty, peace, prosperity
and happiness in all the states.
"Dulce et Decorum est
Pro Patria Mori."

(Left):
In memory
of
Pennsylvania Soldiers
interred in this cemetery
(Listing of the soldiers in the cemetery)

(Back):
Erected
by the
Commonwealth
of
Pennsylvania
A.D. 1910
by authority of
Act of Assembly
No. 551
approved
May 13, 1909

(Right):
Battles, engagements and skirmishes
near Culpeper, Virginia
participated in
by
Pennsylvania troops:
Aug. 8, 1862 - Slaughters House
Aug. 9, 1862 - Cedar Mountain, Slaughters Mountain, or Cedar Run
Aug. 20, 1862 - Brandy Station and Rappahannock Station
Aug. 21-23, 1862 Kelly's Ford, Rappahannock Station, and Beverly
Front Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, October 11, 2008
2. Front Plaque
Ford.
Aug. 22, 1862 - Freeman's Ford and Hazel Run
Aug. 24, 1862 - White Sulphur Springs
Nov. 9, 1862 - Rappahannock Station
Nov. 10, 1862 - Corbin's Cross-Roads near Amissville
Mar. 17, 1863 - Kelly's Ford
Mar. 29, 1863 - Kelly's Ford
Apr. 29, 1863 - Kelly's Ford
Apr. 30, 1863 - Raccoon Ford
May 1, 1863 - Rapidan Station
June 9, 1863 - Stevensburg, Brandy Station, and Beverly Ford.
Aug. 1, 1863 - Brandy Station
Aug. 4, 1863 - Brandy Station
Aug. 5, 1863 - Muddy Run
Aug. 9, 1863 - Welford's Ford
Sept. 2, 1863 - Oak Shade
Sept. 13, 1863 - Culpeper Court House
Sept. 13, 1863 - Brandy Station
Sept. 13-14, 1863 - Rapidan Station
Sept. 13-17, 1863 Rappahannock to Rapidan
Sept. 14-16, 1863 - Raccoon Ford and Rapidan Station
Oct. 1, 1863 - Culpeper Court House
Oct. 10, 1863 - Raccoon Ford
Oct. 10, 1863 - Morton's Ford
Oct. 11, 1863 - Culpeper
Oct. 11, 1863 - Stevensburg
Oct. 11, 1863 - Brandy Station
Oct. 12, 1863 - Jeffersonton
Oct. 12, 1863 - Brandy Station
Nov. 7, 1863 - Rappahannock Station
Nov. 7,
State Seal on front of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, October 11, 2008
3. State Seal on front of Monument
1863 - Kelly's Ford
Nov. 8, 1863 - Stevensburg
Nov. 8, 1863 - Brandy Station
Nov. 26-27, 1863 - Raccoon Ford
 
Erected 1910 by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
 
Location. 38° 28.241′ N, 77° 59.463′ W. Marker is in Culpeper, Virginia, in Culpeper County. Marker is on U.S. Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Located in the Culpeper National Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Culpeper VA 22701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 28th Regiment New York State Volunteer Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Massachusetts Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 10th Maine Volunteer Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Seventh Ohio Regiment (about 300 feet away); Culpeper Court House (approx. 0.2 miles away);
Left Side Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, October 11, 2008
4. Left Side Plaque
Listing the soldiers from Pennsylvania buried within the grounds of the cemetery.
a different marker also named Culpeper Court House (approx. 0.2 miles away); A Tribute to Black Americans – Early 1900s (approx. 0.2 miles away); Eppa Rixey Boyhood Home (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Culpeper.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Back Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, October 11, 2008
5. Back Plaque
Right Side Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, October 11, 2008
6. Right Side Plaque
Listing engagements in which Pennsylvania troops participated.
Culpeper National Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, October 11, 2008
7. Culpeper National Cemetery
 
 
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 1,168 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on November 10, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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