Kellys Ford in Culpeper County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Major John Pelham, C.S.A.
the Stuart Horse Artillery
was mortally wounded
at this site in
The Battle of Kelly's Ford
March 17, 1863
by Admirers of
The Gallant Pelham
Erected 1981 by Admirers of the Gallant Pelham.
Location. 38° 29.187′ N, 77° 47.435′ W. Marker is in Kellys Ford, Virginia, in Culpeper County. Marker can be reached from Kelly's Ford Road (County Route 674), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Located at the end of a trail leading out about 300 yards from a parking area for the C.F. Phelps Wildlife Management Area. Marker is in this post office area: Remington VA 22734, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Battle of Brandy Station (approx. 0.8 miles away); Kelly’s Ford (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Battle of Kelly's Ford (approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also named Kelly's Ford (approx. one mile away); "Chestnut Lawn" (approx. 1.1 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Kelly’s Ford Battle of Kelly's Ford (approx. 2.4 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Kelly's Ford (approx. 2.4 miles away).
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
Also see . . . Battle of Kelly's Ford. National Park Service summary of the battle and tour. (Submitted on January 6, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on May 22, 2017. This page originally submitted on January 6, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 4,000 times since then and 282 times this year. Last updated on October 25, 2009, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 6, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.