The Culpeper Mine Road

The Culpeper Mine Road (HM4JF)

Location: Locust Grove, VA 22508 Orange County
Buy Virginia State flags at!
Country: United States of America
Buy United States of America flags at!

N 38° 19.187', W 77° 45.706'

  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
The road trace in front of you is the Culpeper Mine Road, typical of the woods trails that composed the primitive transportation network in the Wilderness. Even a path like this possessed military significance, and Confederate troops from the famous Stonewall Brigade guarded the road near this point. The Union army resumed its attacks against this portion of the Rebel line about 3:00 p.m. May 5. "It was impossible to see the enemy," remembered a New Jersey chaplain, "and though we peered through the thick woods, we were fighting invisible foemen." None of these assaults achieved success, and the battle again evolved into the roar of static, but constant musketry.
HM NumberHM4JF
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 6:18am PDT -07:00
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 258559 N 4244906
Decimal Degrees38.31978333, -77.76176667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 19.187', W 77° 45.706'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 19' 11.22" N, 77° 45' 42.36" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 8228 Oakglen Rd, Locust Grove VA 22508, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. Is this marker part of a series?
  2. What historical period does the marker represent?
  3. What historical place does the marker represent?
  4. What type of marker is it?
  5. What class is the marker?
  6. What style is the marker?
  7. Does the marker have a number?
  8. What year was the marker erected?
  9. Who or what organization placed the marker?
  10. This marker needs at least one picture.
  11. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  12. Is the marker in the median?