Cedar Mountain, Virginia facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsCedar Mountain
Along Cedar Mountain near Rapidan
|Elevation||814 ft (248 m) Mountainzone|
|Prominence||400 ft (120 m)|
|Location||Culpeper County, Virginia, U.S.|
|Parent range||Piedmont Monadnock|
|Topo map||USGS Culpeper|
Cedar Mountain, also known as Slaughter Mountain, is a piedmont monadnock in Culpeper County, Virginia. The 800 feet (240 m) ridge is 7 miles (11 km) south of the town of Culpeper and just to the northwest of the northern tip of the Southwest Mountains at Clark Mountain. The mountain was the site of the Battle of Cedar Mountain in 1862 during the Northern Virginia Campaign of the American Civil War.
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