Culpeper County timeline

  • Battle of Cedar Mountain

    Description: Maj. Gen. John Pope was placed in command of the newly constituted Army of Virginia on June 26. Gen. Robert E. Lee responded to Pope’s... Read more

  • First Battle of Rappahannock Station

    The First Battle of Rappahannock Station, also known as Waterloo Bridge, White Sulphur Springs, Lee Springs, or Freeman's Ford, took place from... Read more

  • Battle of Morton's Ford

    Description: To distract attention from a planned cavalry-infantry raid up the Peninsula on Richmond, the Federal army forced several crossings of... Read more

  • Battle at Kelly's Ford

    Description: Kelly’s Ford was one of the early larger scale cavalry fights in Virginia that set the stage for Brandy Station and cavalry actions of... Read more

  • Battle of Brandy Station - Largest Cavalry Fight

    The Battle of Brandy Station, also called the Battle of Fleetwood Hill, was the largest predominantly cavalry engagement of the American Civil War,... Read more

  • Second Battle of Rappahannock Station

    The Second Battle of Rappahannock Station took place on November 7, 1863, near the village of Rappahannock Station (now Remington, Virginia), on... Read more