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Address: 9465 General Winder Road, Fredericksburg, VA

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Nice Park with some Interpretation a few miles south of Culpeper

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... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2016
Fredericksburg, Virginia
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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
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 is just past a collection of historic markers and is labeled fairly well. The first... More 

1 Thank Zephyr_Travel
Riverside, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 493 helpful votes
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 you can join.

1 Thank Kauai-Biz-Traveler
Irvine, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
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 and Spotsylvania NMP that if the funding is available, this battlefield and the one at... More 

1 Thank Kevin W
Arlington, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
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 feet from the markers. At the parking area, there is a sign with a phone... More 

1 Thank Ronald B
Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2014

I think Cedar Mountain is not officially part of the National Park Service, but it is protected by a private foundation. (See Fredericksburg NPS site for some more information.) It is in a beautiful setting, far less brutal and painful as it was when hand-to-hand fighting occurred here. One marker says that it is the only place where Stonewall Jackson... More 

2 Thank Donald W
Warrenton, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2014

Pull off the busy highway, wind just a bit around to the Battlefield, and get out of your vehicle. Read the signage, look around 360 degrees, and pause. Armed with your new information, look around you and imagine. The trails are beautiful and, although just off the highway, I've not come across anyone else in the 3 times I've stopped.... More 

1 Thank Sunsup605
Fredericksburg, Va
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Reviewed 23 November 2013

Nice to see that some of this battlefield is now protected. The battlefield looks pretty much the way it did, which adds to the experience. One can easily see the terrain and can almost feel the front lines. Along beautiful route 15, from Culpeper to Orange, Va.

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