Hand-to-Hand Fighting

Hand-to-Hand Fighting (HM2DE)

Location: Rapidan, VA 22733 Culpeper County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 24.305', W 78° 4.128'

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The focal point on the battlefield of Cedar Mountain was several hundred yards to the left of this location, at a gate where the Crittenden farm lane met the old main road. Confederate artillery around that site duelled enemy guns to their right front: during that firing, General C.S. Winder of the "Stonewall" Brigade was mortally wounded there. The climax of the battle erupted when seven Northern regiments burst from a woods to the left front and pressed nearly to that point. Jackson rode into the fray under fire from three sides and personally rallied his troops to save the day.
HM NumberHM2DE
Placed ByThe Culpeper Cavalry Museum
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Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 3:45am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 755955 N 4254830
Decimal Degrees38.40508333, -78.06880000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 24.305', W 78° 4.128'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 24' 18.30" N, 78° 4' 7.68" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 9521 State Rte 657, Rapidan VA 22733, US
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