Near Culpeper in Culpeper County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Battle of Cedar Mountain
Erected 2000 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number F-19.)
Location. 38° 26.455′ N, 78° 1.246′ W. Marker is near Culpeper, Virginia, in Culpeper County. Marker is at the intersection of James Madison Highway (U.S. 15) and Madison Road, on the right when traveling south on James Madison Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Culpeper VA 22701, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lee and Pope (here, next to this marker); Mount Pony Signal Station Greenwood (approx. 1.4 miles away); Col. John Jameson (approx. 2 miles away); Mitchells Presbyterian Church (approx. 2.2 miles away); Culpeper Minute Men (approx. 2.3 miles away); a different marker also named The Culpeper Minute Men (approx. 2.4 miles away); The Civil War (approx. 2½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Culpeper.
More about this marker. This marker replaced a previous F 19 with the same title which read, "Here Stonewall Jackson halted his advance late in the afternoon of August 9, 1862, having driven Banks back from Cedar Mountain." The old marker stood about a mile and a half further north on US. Highway 15.
Regarding Battle of Cedar Mountain. This is one of several markers interpreting the Battle of Cedar Mountain. See the Battle of Cedar Mountain Virtual Tour by Markers linked below.
Also see . . .
1. Battle of Cedar Mountain. National Park Service summary of the battle and driving tour. (Submitted on December 30, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Friends of Cedar Mountain Battlefield. Assisted by the Civil War Preservation Trust, the organization has worked to restore the 152-acre Cedar Mountain Battlefield Park to its wartime appearance. (Submitted on December 30, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
3. Battle of Cedar Mountain Virtual Tour by Markers. A set markers that document the Battle of Cedar Mountain, August 9, 1862. (Submitted on January 1, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 30, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,731 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 30, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 3. submitted on January 1, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.