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Very nice, small, but worth the walk

The battlefield has been saved as best as possible. The land has a couple of cannons, some metal... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2018
GoodFood88
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Learned Something

The battle of Cedar Mountain is very interesting as it is the last battle that Jackson commanded... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2018
jehenson81
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 20 September 2018

The battlefield has been saved as best as possible. The land has a couple of cannons, some metal soldiers and trails to take you around the space. It is a nice walk and easy to do. Certainly worth your time if you are in the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 11 June 2018

Along a busy highway but nicely preserved battlefield with lots of trails to help you understand what happened here. Very well laid out and a pleasant visit.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

The battle of Cedar Mountain is very interesting as it is the last battle that Jackson commanded solo and the only one that he drew his sword during (sort of; it was rusted into the sheath). There are several signs to read as you walk...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank jehenson81
Reviewed 1 December 2017

I visited here a couple of years ago and gave this site a four-star review. After reading Robert K. Krick's outstanding book "Stonewall Jackson at Cedar Mountain", I made a second visit here, and although I still rate this battlefield at four stars, my appreciation...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Kevin W
Reviewed 17 November 2017

Nice place now, but I wouldn't have wanted to be there in 1862. Great place to learn something and walk a bit too. Short interpretive trail with signage. I knew about the battle before visiting and am glad I looked into it earlier. The signs...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 14 October 2017

This August 9, 1862 battle was a narrow five hour confederate victory. Confederate general Thomas "Stone Wall" Jackson's force of 22,000 opposed Union general Nathaniel Banks force of 12,000 troops. Casualties union-2353 wounded, killed & captured, while confederate 1,338. The battlefield has 164 acres preserved...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Jack L
Reviewed 12 June 2016

My wife and I enjoyed our short visit to this site. It is a bit out of the way but for a short hike, it has nice farm country views. Their were porta-johns on site, near the black and white state markers. The parking area...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank Zephyr_Travel
Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

This is a lesser known battlefield, easy to access and explore. It's well marked and nearly true to original condition making it one of the better places to visualize the maneuvers. You can cover it well in a couple hours. There's also a historic society...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank Kauai-Biz-Traveler
Reviewed 10 November 2015

The walking trail for this battlefield is a little over a mile in length with 6 or 7 really good wayside markers, with one of the markers identifying the location of General Winder's mortal wounding. I was told by some people working at the Fredericksburg...More

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank Kevin W
Reviewed 6 July 2015

My brother and I visited the Cedar Mountain Battlefield early on the Fourth of July. It is located just south of Culpeper, VA on US 15. We had a friend give us a tour of the site. There is a small parking area about 100...More

Date of experience: July 2015
2  Thank Ronald B
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