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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Rapidan, Virginia
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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"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
"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
"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
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|
|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|
|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|
has been placed on the
of Historic Places
by the United States
Department of the Interior
has been registered as a
pursuant to the . . . — — Map (db m170704) HM|
|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|