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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Rapidan, Virginia

 
Clickable Map of Culpeper County, Virginia and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Culpeper County, VA (145) Fauquier County, VA (112) Madison County, VA (49) Orange County, VA (158) Rappahannock County, VA (74) Spotsylvania County, VA (387) Stafford County, VA (198)  CulpeperCounty(145) Culpeper County (145)  FauquierCounty(112) Fauquier County (112)  MadisonCounty(49) Madison County (49)  OrangeCounty(158) Orange County (158)  RappahannockCounty(74) Rappahannock County (74)  SpotsylvaniaCounty(387) Spotsylvania County (387)  StaffordCounty(198) Stafford County (198)
Location of Rapidan, Virginia
    Culpeper County (145)
    Fauquier County (112)
    Madison County (49)
    Orange County (158)
    Rappahannock County (74)
    Spotsylvania County (387)
    Stafford County (198)
 
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1Virginia (Culpeper County), Rapidan — Battle of Cedar MountainThe Gray Line
"A shell passed through [Gen. Charles S. Winder's] side and arm, tearing them fearfully. He … lay quivering on the ground. He had issued strict orders that morning that no one, except those detailed for the purpose, should leave his . . . Map (db m171360) HM
2Virginia (Culpeper County), Rapidan — Battle of Cedar MountainA Narrow Victory
"My command did not want to back out. We had backed out enough." — Gen. Nathaniel P. Banks, USA "Banks is in our front and he is generally willing to fight. And he generally gets whipped." — Gen. Thomas . . . Map (db m171364) HM
3Virginia (Culpeper County), Rapidan — Battle of Cedar MountainThe First Blow
"As we came over the brow of the hill our men were fearfully mowed down, but not one faltered. … Our musketry was without any cessation, and theirs was the same. The balls came in perfect sheets around us, besides this, flank . . . Map (db m171371) HM
4Virginia (Culpeper County), Rapidan — Battle of Cedar MountainThe Battlefield Since 1862
Three days after the battle, after cease-fire, Stonewall Jackson's force withdrew to Gordonsville. At least 405 men were buried on the field. All but one, N.B. Phillips, were in unmarked graves. The Union army occupied the field for about a . . . Map (db m171377) HM
5Virginia (Culpeper County), Rapidan — F-21 — Crooked Run Baptist Church
Crooked Run Baptist Church was organized in 1772 and is named for the stream that flows nearby. James Garnett Sr., one of the early pastors, served the congregation from 1774 until close to his death in 1830. Another member, Thomas Ammon, became a . . . Map (db m4737) HM
6Virginia (Culpeper County), Rapidan — J-5 — George Washington Carver Regional High School
George Washington Carver Regional High School was founded in 1948 to serve the educational needs of black students in Culpeper, Madison, Orange, and Rappahannock counties. Secondary schools for blacks in those counties were either nonexistent or . . . Map (db m4455) HM
7Virginia (Culpeper County), Rapidan — Locust Grove
Locust Grove has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Locust Grove has been registered as a Virginia Historic Landmark pursuant to the . . . Map (db m170704) HM
8Virginia (Culpeper County), Rapidan — C-62 — Pete Hill(1882 - 1951)
John Preston "Pete" Hill, Negro League baseball player and manager, was born nearby on 12 Oct., probably 1882, and likely to formerly enslaved parents. Banned from whites-only major leagues, Hill became a star outfielder for African American teams, . . . Map (db m170707) HM
 
Jun. 21, 2021